Sunday, 18 December 2016

Blueberry Cake - with dried blueberries

Dried Blueberry Cake
Oven: 180 deg C – approx 45 mins to 1 hr. – check after 45 mins.

2 eggs – approx. 4 ozs. weight in their shells
4ozs. butter – softened
2ozs. soft brown sugar
2ozs. Demerara sugar
4ozs. SR flour or plain flour  + 1tsp. baking powder - sieved
Approx. ½ tsp. vanilla paste or essence
Tablespoon or so of plain yogurt
Small pack of dried blueberries

Small amount of hot water if mixture is too thick – if required

  1. Cream the butter and sugars
  2. Add vanilla – beat in
  3. Add eggs one at a time with a small amount of the flour
  4. Add remaining flour and other ingredients
  5. Mixture should be a nice ‘dropping consistency’
  6. Place in baking tin/dish and bake until becoming golden – test with a skewer to see if cooked through.  Place piece of foil over if going brown before completely cooked.
You can eat this spread with a little butter - - or not.

PS: Blueberries are low in Potassium.

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