Rich Blueberry Sour Cream Cake
My mother has been giving me all her old written recipes, she is off all treatments, and I guess she is handing me down her legacy. She used to be an awesome baker and sure hope she wrote this recipe down correctly, cause it was one of my favorites! I hope someone will try it and let me know how it comes out, or how it can be improved upon...or if the steps are even correct (!), I am SO not a baker! Some of the instructions do not make a whole lotta sense to me, because I do not bake, but maybe some of you can come up with something and make this work!
- Ready In:
- 1⁄2 cup sweet butter (unsalted)
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups sifted flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 cups blueberries (fresh is best)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- Generously grease a 9x13x2 pan.
- Cream butter and sugar.
- Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Sift dry ingredients together and gradually add egg mixture, alternating with sour cream and ending with flour mixture (this is the part I'm not understanding).
- Stir in 1 cup blueberries, and add vanilla. Pour 1/2 of the batter in the pan and top with remaining cup of blueberries, sprinkle with brown sugar.
- Top off with remaining batter and bake for 45-50 minutes.
- Cool in pan (on a rack) for 25-30 minutes.
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This was excellent!!! Came across this recipe in the Random Tag game here on Zaar .. would've never found it otherwise! I normally don't 'look' for desserts of this type ... VERY easy to mix up and get into the oven , the end result was a nice moist ,slightly sweet (but not overly) delicious cake. I did have to use thawed frozen blueberries , but didn't alter the recipe at all. I will DEFINITELY be making this again! Thank you SO much for posting!!
Delightful dessert! I used frozen blueberries, thawed. The cake was tasty and moist, enjoyed by all. It would probably be lovely with any type of fruit. As far as instruction #5, ending the mixing with the flour, I'm not sure why either but I have seen that same direction in other recipes, and well, if it works, don't fix it!! Thanks :)