SpicedBlueberryCakeThis lovely blueberry cake is spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and allspice for arefreshing and invigorating dessert. You can use fresh, dried, or frozen blueberriesto make this recipe. If you are using frozen berries, thaw them in the refrigeratorfor a few hours before use. Ideally, all the ingredients should be at roomtemperature before you mix them into a batter. If you are using dried berries,reconstitute them as you would when using raisins so that you can get a moreaccurate measurement.Precise measurement is very crucial when baking cake that is perfectly fluffy andscrumptious. Sift all the dry ingredients and measure them with a spoon onto themeasuring cup so that they are not compacted and dense. If you measure the flourstraight from the bag, chances are you will use more flour than you need resultingin a heavy and dry cake. One of the most important steps when making blueberryspice cake is the creaming process. This involves blending the butter and sugartogether until you get a light, smooth and fluffy texture. Use a mixer to obtain thedesired consistency. If you do not have a mixer, you can still obtain a smooth andfluffy consistency using a whisk, but you need to make consistent and vigorousstrokes with your wrist. For more information like healthy video recipes for thisrecipe your check out the link.With a mixer, beat the butter and sugar on high speed for about two minutes. Addthe eggs and beat until they are well blended. When adding the dry ingredients tothe wet ingredients, reduce the speed of the mixer to low and slowly add the dry
ingredients, beating until the batter is smooth. This recipe uses half wheat flourand half all-purpose flour for a healthier cake and also more flavor and texture.Other ingredients used in this recipe include sugar, egg, salt, baking powder, andmilk.Ingredients1/3 cup butter1 cup granulated sugar1 egg1 ½ cups all purpose flour1 cup whole wheat flour½ teaspoon salt4 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground allspice1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1 cup milk1 cup blueberries1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10 in. Bundt pan and setaside.2. In the bowl of a mixer, cream together the butter and sugar. Mix in the egg.3. In a separate bowl, blend together flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon,allspice, and cloves. Stir in a little of the milk, then stir in a little of the buttermixture. Keep alternating the milk and butter mixture until both are wellincorporated. Fold in the blueberries.4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.Cool completely in the pan. Turn the cake onto a plate and sprinkle with powderedsugar, if desired.