How to Bake a Blueberry Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Create a cake bursting with flavour by following this blueberry cake recipe by Bakewell. Use Bakewell Non-stick baking paper to ensure a seamless bake from start to finish. 

You Will Need

Ingredients for cake:

175 g Self-raising Flour

175 g Butter

175 g Caster Sugar

3 Large Eggs

1 tsp Baking Powder »

2 tsps Vanilla Extract »

100 g Blueberries

 

Ingredients for icing:

500 g Icing Sugar

150 g Unsalted Butter

50 ml Whole Milk

1 tsp Vanilla Extract »

 

Equipment:

Bakewell Non-Stick Baking Paper »

Round Cake Tin 10 x 3 in »

Wilton Cooling Grid »

How to Make

1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4 / 180*C / 350F

2. Line an round cake tin with Bakewell non-stick baking paper.

3. In a large bowl add 175g of butter, 175g caster sugar, 3 large eggs, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Mix with an electric whisk until thoroughly mixed together. Slowly mix in the self-raising flour.

4. Stir in 100g of blueberries to the mixture. Carefully spoon the mixture into the tin and level off with a spatula.

5. Bake for 50 minutes or until it feels firm to touch.

6. Cool for 10 minutes and remove the cake from the tin. Transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool fully.

7. To make the vanilla icing, whisk together 500g of icing sugar and 150g of unsalted butter until thoroughly mixed together.

8. In a separate bowl mix together 50mls of whole milk and 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract. One bit at a time add this to the sugar and butter mixture. Stirring thoroughly.

9. Spread the vanilla frosting on the outside of the cake, and garnish with blueberries.

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