Blueberry Coconut Cake Recipe

Blueberry Cake With Coconut Topping

A luscious brown sugar and coconut topping becomes an easy finishing touch for this lemony blueberry-studded cake recipe.

20 min.prep time 60 min.total time
8 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Cake

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 cup fresh blueberries*

Topping

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Garnish

1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped, sweetened

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan. Set aside. Combine flour, baking powder and 1 teaspoon lemon zest in small bowl. Set aside.

Combine 1/4 cup butter and sugar in medium bowl; beat until creamy. Add egg; beat until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture alternately with milk until batter is thick and smooth. Gently stir in blueberries. Spread batter into prepared pan.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until cake is light golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Heat broiler. Meanwhile, combine all topping ingredients in small bowl until well mixed. Spread evenly over top of warm cake. Broil 6 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until topping is bubbly and golden brown.

To serve, cut warm cake into wedges; dollop with whipped cream.

*Substitute 1 cup frozen blueberries, partially thawed.

Recipe Tip

- If cake becomes cool before serving, place in 325°F. oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until warm.

- Always check the expiration date on the bottom of the baking powder can, especially if it hasn’t been used for awhile.

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 340

Fat: 14g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 49g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #12899©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This cake is absolutely delicious! Definitely a keeper! Thanks!
Got to try this!!! You won't be sorry, very very good.

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