Valerie Bertinelli’s Lemon Blueberry Snacking Cake | Valerie’s Home Cooking | Food Network

Valerie adds fresh enthusiasm and juice to blueberry compote for this brilliant, fruity and tasty spring cake!
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Level: Easy
Total: 2 hr 25 minutes (includes cooling time).
Active: 45 minutes.
Yield: 12 portions.


Blueberry Compote:.

1 1/4 cups fresh blueberries.
1 tablespoon lemon juice.
1 tablespoon granulated sugar.

Lemon Cake:.

Nonstick cooking spray, for the pan.
3 cups versatile flour.
1/2 teaspoon baking powder.
1/2 teaspoon baking soda.
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
2/3 cup entire milk, at space temperature level.
1/4 cup lemon passion plus 1/3 lemon juice (from 3 to 4 lemons).
1 tablespoon vanilla extract.
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature level.
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar.
4 large eggs, at room temperature.
Lemon Cream Cheese Icing, dish follows.
3/4 cup fresh blueberries.

Lemon Cream Cheese Icing:.

8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature.
1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) saltless butter, at room temperature level.
2 tablespoons lemon passion.
2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
4 cups confectioners' sugar.


To make the blueberry compote: Add the blueberries, lemon juice and granulated sugar to a small saucepan and heat over medium heat. , stirring occasionally, till the blueberries begin to soften and launch their juices, about 3 minutes. Utilize the back of a wooden spoon to somewhat smash some of the berries. Turn the heat to low and continue to prepare until saucy, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn the heat off and let cool to space temperature level.

For the lemon cake: Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9-by-13-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a blending bowl. Blend the mixture to break up any swellings of flour and to equally integrate the ingredients. Set the dry components aside.

Add the milk, lemon juice and vanilla extract to a determining cup. Whisk to equally incorporate the components. Set the wet active ingredients aside.

Add the butter and granulated sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Turn the mixer to medium and cream the butter and sugar together, scraping down the bowl as needed, until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, permitting each egg to be fully incorporated prior to adding another. Include the lemon enthusiasm and beat until just combined.

With the mixer on low, include the dry and damp components, rotating in between the 2, starting and ending with the dry components. Mix until just incorporated, making certain not to overmix the batter.

Transfer the batter to the prepared cake pan. Spoon on the blueberry compote. Utilize a butter knife to fold and swirl the compote into the batter. Transfer the cake to the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out tidy, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool the cake totally in the pan on a cake rack.

Spoon the Icing onto the cooled cake and use an offset spatula to smooth the icing over the cake. Garnish with the fresh blueberries.

Serve instantly or cover and leave at room temperature till all set to serve.

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting:.

Include the cream cheese, butter, lemon enthusiasm and vanilla to a blending bowl. Use a hand mixer to beat the components together till smooth and well combined. Include 2 cups of the confectioners' sugar to the bowl and beat, beginning the hand mixer on low and turning the accelerate as the sugar is integrated, up until totally smooth. Include the staying 2 cups confectioners' sugar and as soon as again beat up until totally smooth, about 30 seconds.

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Valerie Bertinelli's Lemon Blueberry Snacking Cake | Valerie's Home Cooking | Food Network

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  1. YUM! I can’t wait to make it! Thank you, Valerie, for a fabulous cake!😊

  2. Blueberries are 1 of my favorite fruits but I don’t eat them with desserts enough. I really like the blueberry swirling technique & adding extra blueberries on top for extra blueberry flavor and it looks pretty.

  3. Oh, that looks so good. I love anything lemon and blueberries are Devine.

  4. Valerie’s recipes never cease to amaze us, it looks simply delicious and nothing short of spectacular. Apparently she’s not just Hot in Cleveland, and we all couldn’t agree more indeed!!

  5. looks like a nice fluffy light cake absolutely delicious cant wait to make this thank you <3

  6. Hello Valerie this cake looks so fresh and delicious 🤤🤤 and I absolutely love lemon and blue berry together Thank You for sharing. Still love you from your One Day At A Time years what a great show that was.

  7. I love that dessert! It’s always like lemon and blueberries together! 🫐 ➕ 🍋 ➕ 🎂 = delicious cake! 🍰

  8. Miss Valerie I have always thought your a natural in acting and watching you do recipes shows your still wonderful and beautiful.
    Thanks for recipe and I’m going to make this weekend for myself and grandkids ❤️

  9. Just made this yesterday, and it was amazing! So much flavour and freshness

  10. Valerie, your cake really looks so yummy and delicious! I love blueberries!

  11. I could definitely see these as muffins for breakfast —-and with a little spoonful of frosting, but only if I’m feeling especially wicked.

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