Blueberry Cake

2014-04-11
  • Yield : 1 cake
  • Servings : 9
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of shortening
  • 1/4 tsp. of salt
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 1 cup of sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs, yolks and whites separated
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp. of baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries

Method

Step 1

In a large bowl cream the shortening, salt and vanilla. Add in 3/4 cup of sugar and the egg yolks and mix well. Mix in the flour and baking powder.

Step 2

In a medium bowl beat the egg whites until they reach stiff peaks. Beat in 1/4 cup of sugar.

Step 3

Gently fold the egg whites into the batter. Coat the berries with a light dusting of flour and fold berries into the batter.

Step 4

Pour batter into a greased 8x8 inch cake pan. Sprinkle with a little granulated sugar. Bake at 350 degrees 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Recipe Type:

Hi, my name is Rena and I'm a working mother of two little girls (one under 2 and a newborn). I realize the struggle that is involved in finding the time to prepare healthy meals for my family. I also realize how important it is to provide nutritious meals that will teach good eating habits and keep my family healthy. It's my goal to help make it easier for other families to find recipes that can simplify their meal planning and save time. I hope you enjoy my recipes and cooking advice!

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