How to Bake a Blueberry Cake with Vanilla Frosting
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How to Bake a Blueberry Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

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. 

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How to make


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 »

Step 1 

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

Step 2 

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

Step 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.

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

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

Step 7

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

Step 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.

Step 9

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

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