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    Blueberry-Lime Buttermilk Upside Down Cake

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    1 hr 20 mins

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    under12parsecs's Note:

    I came up with this cake to use up little bits of things I had laying around: blueberries, white chocolate, buttermilk and limes. And I gotta say, I love this cake. A hint of buttermilk and white chocolate in the light cake with a crispy crusty "bottom", enriched with an sweet and sticky brown sugar-blueberry-lime "top." If you are not a huge fan of very sweet desserts, you may want to reduce the brown sugar in the topping to 1/2 cup or so. It is phenomenal served with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream!

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
    2. 2
      In a 9 inch cast iron skillet, melt the butter over low heat. Stir in the brown sugar and cook, stirring, until the mixture is smooth and bubbling, about 3-4 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and arrange the blueberries evenly over the brown sugar mixture. Scatter the lime zest over the blueberries.
    3. 3
    4. 4
      Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together in a small bowl, set aside. Mix buttermilk with baking soda and stir to combine (may foam up), set aside.
    5. 5
      In a large bowl, beat the butter until creamy using a medium speed on your mixer, about 30 seconds. Add the sugar and continue to beat until the mixture is light in texture, about 2-3 minutes.
    6. 6
      Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Beat in the vanilla and white chocolate.
    7. 7
      On low speed, beat in half the flour mixture until just combined. Scrape down the bowl and beat in the buttermilk. Beat in the remaining flour mixture until just combined.
    8. 8
      Spoon batter over the topping in the cake pan, spreading it evenly over the berries until they are completely covered.
    9. 9
      Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, 45-50 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for about 5 minutes.
    10. 10
      Run a knife around the edge of the cake to release it from the sides of the pan. Invert a serving plate over the cake and turn the cake out onto the plate.
    11. 11
      Let cool 30 minutes before serving plain or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 25, 2011


      I made this version of Bobby Flay's recipe because I liked the idea of lime instead of his version's lemon. I liked it, but I think the lemon would have fit the flavors of the cake better, especially the white chocolate. My friend really liked it though, so thanks for posting!

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    • on July 24, 2011


      This is utterly delicious. I followed the recipe as given and wouldn't change a thing; the hint of lime hits just the right note.

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    Nutritional Facts for Blueberry-Lime Buttermilk Upside Down Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (127 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 384.7
    Calories from Fat 152
    Total Fat 16.9 g
    Saturated Fat 10.2 g
    Cholesterol 75.4 mg
    Sodium 190.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 41.2 g
    Protein 4.1 g

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    lime zest

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