Blueberry Cake
Print Recipe
4.9 from 76 votes

Blueberry Cake

Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake: Simple and sweet blueberry cake loaded with blueberries and lemon zest. Topped with a buttermilk glaze and crispy crumbly oats.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 387kcal
Author: Sommer Collier

Ingredients

For the Blueberry Cake:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose Gold Medal flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 1 pound fresh blueberries

For the Buttermilk Glaze:

For the Oat Crumble Topping:

Instructions

  • For the blueberry cake: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a standard 12-cup bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with flour. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Then beat in the eggs and vanilla. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Turn the mixer on low and slowly add the flour and buttermilk, alternating each, until all incorporated. Finally, beat in the lemon zest before turning the mixer off. Use a spoon to stir in half the blueberries.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared bundt pan and sprinkle the remaining blueberries over the top. Bake for 60-80 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center, comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool for at least 20 minutes before flipping out onto a cooling rack. DO NOT try flipping the cake any earlier than 20 minutes, or the cake will stick. Promise! Waiting 30+ minutes is safer.
  • Once the cake is cooling on the rack, mix the oat crumble. Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and pinch with your fingers to blend the ingredients and break into small pieces. Sprinkle the mixture over a baking sheet and bake in the heated oven for 5-10 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet before proceeding.
  • For the glaze, whisk the buttermilk and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle the glaze over the cake and immediately sprinkle the oat crumble over the top of the cake before the glaze dries.

Notes

7-12-2014 NOTE: A couple of people have mentioned the top sticking in the bundt cake in this recipe. I have made this cake quite a few times and have never had this happen. The main thing to focus on, for a cake that flips out perfectly, is to spray (or grease) the bundt pan thoroughly (meaning every nook and cranny) then flour it well. After it comes out of the oven DO NOT flip the cake any earlier than 20 minutes after baking. If your cake still feels hot after 20 minutes, that means your bundt pan is very well insulated. In this case, I would wait 35-45 minutes before flipping to make sure the cake has cooled to close to room temperature. You could even place the cake in the fridge to speed up the cooling time. I have 3 fruity bundt cakes I make in the same fashion and they all flip out perfectly… with a little patience. Happy Baking and use good judgment! ;)

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.5mg