• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    Blueberry Lemon Layer Cake ~ a vibrant layer cake recipe bursting with juicy berries and fresh lemon, frosted with a tangy lemon buttercream frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups, or 409 grams, cake flour (you can use regular flour)
    • 1 Tbsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 and 3/4 cup, or 368 grams, granulated sugar
    • zest of 1 lemon, peeled with a vegetable peeler (no white pith)
    • 1 cup, or 226 grams, unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 3 jumbo or 4 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 2 tsp lemon paste (optional!)
    • 1 cup or 240 grams buttermilk
    • 1/3 cup or 81 grams fresh lemon juice
    • 1 pint blueberries, plus extra for decorating the cake
    • 1 cup or 226 grams, unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 6 cups, or 600 grams, confectioner's sugar
    • 6-8 Tbsp or 90-120 grams fresh lemon juice, plus more if needed
    • blueberries
    • thyme sprigs
    • powdered sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 954 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.42%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 58.35%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 50 mg 16.61%
    • Sodium: 335 mg 13.95%
    • Calcium: 73 mg 7.33%
    • Potassium: 121 mg 3.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.75%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 197 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.79%
    • Sugar: 162 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.92%
    • Vitamin C 11.21%
    • Vitamin D 0.06%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs11
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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