13 June 2014

Blueberries and Lemon Curd Cake






This Blueberry cake is for a really  and lovely friend of mine Randi most known like Grumpy Blue he loves all blue and he asked me a cake for his Birthday.
and here is: A delicious Blueberry Cake with lemon curd!
For you dear Randi Happy Birthday tomorrow!

Source : Good housekeeping  (May 2013)











Ingredients

Cake
2 1/2 all purpose flour
1/3 cup finely ground almonds
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter 
(2 sticks) at room temperature
1 1/2 granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
1 cup low fat buttermilk
or greek yogurt
1/cup prepared lemon curd
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries

Lemon cream 
(for topping)
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup lemon curd
2 tablespoon confectioners'sugar
blueberries for garnish

For lemon curd I used my microwave lemon curd recipe

Method

Preheat oven to 180°.
Grease and flour a bundt pan.

In a medium bowl whisk flour-almonds-baking powder and salt.
In other bowl with mixer on high speed beat butter and sugar 4 mintes or until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs 1 at time scraping bowl as needed. Reduce speed to low.
Beat in vanillaand lemon peel.
Beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk or greek yogurt.
with flour mixture until combined.
Fold in blueberries.
Spoon batter into prepared pan lightly tap pan on counter to remove any air pockets.
Bake in center of oven about 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely in pan.
Can be stored at room temperature well wrapped up to 3 days.
To serve prepare lemon cream:
In medium bowl beat cream on high speed until soft peaks form. Reduce speed to low beat in lemon curd and confectioners' sugar until combined. Serve cake with lemon cream and blueberries.

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EN ESPAÑOL

Cake de lemon curd y arándanos












92 comments:

  1. E' fantastica e dev'essere golosissima!! Complimenti Gloria!<3

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  2. Blueberries for me and I beat Betsy!

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    1. WRONG! THIS IS MY CAKE HAHAHAHAHA! Read it and weep!

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    2. You ate all the blueberries out of my piece? I wondered what all those little holes were! hahaha....

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    3. Ahh Betsy:)
      Haha!
      Pat always eat only the berries:)

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  3. Wonderful. I've never had this combo before.

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  4. Thank you soooooooooo much! It looks great and I bet it tastes great too. You're so sweet, Gloria Dear.
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  5. it's a Blue's Berry cake :)

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    1. It sure is. So sweet of Gloria to bake me a birthday cake.

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    2. Did Angelina bake you a cake too this weekend, Blue?

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  6. Gloria this is gorgeous! my favorite flavors - blueberries and lemon - delicious
    mary

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  7. I love blueberry and lemon together. This looks AMAZING!

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  8. Happy birthday Randi! :D
    ...with this amazing, fresh and yummy cake! ^_^

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  9. I have never had the combination of blueberry and lemon before Gloria. Sounds very good!! :-)

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  10. This is a great cake and I love love blueberries and lemon together, beats chocolate any day!

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  11. Yum Gloria..and what a pretty cake server and plate!

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    1. Thanks Monique! Yes I love this plate:)

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  12. Such a lovely birthday cake. Blueberry and lemon is one of my favourite combinations.

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  13. How nice of you to make Blue a cake! Pat ate the blueberries out of mine! I hope he washed his hands before touching my cake! haha...Oh, knowing Pat, they were totally disinfected. :)

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    1. Betsy Pat always
      Make the same! He eats only the berries lol

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  14. What as spectacular cake, Gloria!!! The lemon cream sounds amazing!!!

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  15. Qué tremendo queque le has hecho a tu amigo. Ese top de curd y crema es lo máximo, totalmente delicioso. Happy Birthday Randi!! besitos querida Gloria

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  16. Looks heavenly! Blueberries and lemon curd sound fantastic!

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  17. Such a lovely cake, Gloria! And Happy Birthday to your friend, Randi!

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  18. What a great birthday cake! I am sure that your friend must have loved it. I like the idea of serving frozen berries with this, not something I would have thought of, but I can see how it would be a great idea!! xx

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    1. Thanks Amy!
      Usually I use frozen berries because I would love all the year!

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  19. Gloria, Randi is a lucky guy! That blueberry lemon curd cake looks great. I love blueberries...one of my most favorite fruits! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David, Randi is a good guy!

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  20. un gâteau fantastique et plein de saveurs bravo gloria
    bonne journée

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  21. oh, big fat blueberries sound delicious....mmm....bet that lemon plays nice on it as well..
    hope you are having a great weekend gloria...your daughter is doing better?

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    1. Thanks Brian yes she is doing better, thanks dear.
      Hope you are having s great weekend too:)

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  22. This is really loaded with blueberries. It looks divine, Gloria.

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  23. I love how you have decorated this cake - it's beautiful!

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  24. What a lovely cake, and such a nice gift for your friend, Gloria! I am so excited that berry season has arrived!

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    1. Thanks T.W. I know you love Berry seaon is just beautiful!!

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  25. How sweet of you Gloria ~ That is an interesting combination ~ Hope you had a lovely weekend dear ~

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  26. Lucky Randi! Looks delicious, Gloria. I hope there was some left for you after Randi had his fill. :-) Happy Weekend xo

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    1. Aw thanks Suza really Randi is lovely friend and man.
      Yes we had a busy and lovely weekend!:)

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  27. Love blueberris and i love the combination with the lemon curd, i am going to make this when it is blueberry season here

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  28. What a nice friend you are to bake such a lovely birthday cake!

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    1. Oh thanks Inger!
      Randi is a lovely friend:)

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  29. I just noticed that your cake server matches the platter - beautiful pattern! Love pink/green/white together.

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  30. Haha Suza you are like Betsy and me! We love these type if things:)
    Thanks:)

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  31. Blueberries are one of my favorite berries. This looks wonderful. I would love a cake like this for my birthday!

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  32. Your friend is very wise, Gloria. I'm sure he knew he was asking the Queen of Blueberries to bake his birthday cake, lol...You have out done yourself this time. Simply amazing!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

    P.S. I'm almost afraid to ask but...did your books arrive yet???

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    1. Thanks dear Louise!
      ah Louise the books still doesn´t arrive. but dont worry please!

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  33. It looks spectacular, Gloria. Berries baked beautifully in you cake...

    ela h.
    Gray Apron

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  34. gorgeous cake....such beauty speckled with fresh blueberries :-)

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  35. So fresh and delicious. I cannot wait to get blueberries here too. In the meantime I just buy foreign ones. They are so good for you. Have a nice week X

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  36. Ciao Gloria, finalmente eccomi qui da te! Sono stata un po' assente e spero di recuperare presto! Come stai? :) Questo cake è bellissimo e tanto goloso, quanto ne vorrei una fetta adesso! :D Complimenti e un grande abbraccio <3

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  37. This looks so decadent Gloria! Thank you for sharing it.

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  38. Que pastel mas rico Gloria!! me encanta. Besos

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  39. It's almost June 9 and almost June 14!

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