Eat Drink & Be Mary: Triple-Layer Lemon Blueberry Cake

6.16.2015

Triple-Layer Lemon Blueberry Cake





When I think of Summer, the first thing think of is citrus-y fruits.  Well, actually, the first think of is the beach and then I think of all the fruity recipes I'll be stuffing my face with.  Strawberries, lemons, oranges, blueberries...the list could go on.  


First up this summer?  Triple-Lemon Blueberry Cake topped with Lemon Meringue Buttercream.  Y'all, this is a summertime recipe you need to be serving this summer.  And it's brought to you with the help of Rosie Alyea, the mastermind behind The Sweetapolita Bakebook. 

I received a copy of The Sweetapolita Bakebook from Blogging for Books.  Boy did I hit the jackpot with this book.  Not only is it filled with recipes that I can't wait to try out for myself (see below), but I'm blown away with all the tips and tricks Rosie gives in her book.  I seriously feel like I'm getting personal help as I read throughout the recipe & decorating process.  And the jaw-dropping photos are just a added bonus.  

So just give a big thank you to miss Rosie for today's recipe.  It's a good one y'all.






Lemon Blueberry Cake

Ingredients:
2 C plus 6 tbsp all-purpose flour, sifted
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3 C fresh blueberries
1/2 C sour cream
1/2 C whole milk
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp pur lemon extract
1 tsp lemon zest
1 C unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 C white sugar
4 large eggs, at room temperature



Instructions:
[ for full recipe go here ]


Lemon Meringue Buttercream
Ingredients:
5 large fresh egg whites
1 1/4 C granulated sugar
1 1/2 C unsalted butter, softened
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
pinch of salt
add up to a cup of Lemon Curd to flavor meringue
Instructions: well, you'll just have to buy the book ;)




noted: My presentation of this cake is a slight twist on Rosie's.  The recipe is the same, I just ended up  only making it a double-layer cake & using her Lemon Meringue Buttercream from her bakebook.  No regrets y'all..it may look different but it is absolutely delicious.


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10 comments:

  1. Lemon Meringue buttercream!? Definitely gotta get my hands on some of that! And the cake too, of course ;)

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  2. I made something so similar for my mom's birthday cake, turned out great and was a big hit! I love that it is a light summertime dessert, but it still has substance to it! :) Great food photography btw!

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  3. WOW, that looks so decadent, I wish I could bake that lovely. Stopping by from #TuesdaysTable

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  4. I love lemon & I love blueberry so I'm definitely thinking that I would absolutely love this cake!
    Kelsey

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  5. It's such a great flavor combo, and it's great for Summertime. You should definitely try it out Kelsey. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family did! :)

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  6. Girl, you could pull this off. You just have to follow the recipe. :) Give it a try!

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  7. What a gorgeous cake! I also love blueberries and lemon!

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  8. Oh does this cake look ever sweet! I love the blueberry and frosting together! Mouthwatering delicious! I would love for you to share this over at my link party Making Memories Mondays going on now!
    Cathy

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  9. It was pretty yummy Cathy. How can you go wrong with blueberries in the Summertime? ;)

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  10. It's a classic combo and so tasty!

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