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5 from 6 votes

Blueberry Cake Recipe

Blueberry Buttermilk Cake - Buttery, tender cake topped with lightly sweetened berries and baked to perfection! This simple and sweet blueberry cake is quick, easy and the perfect way to enjoy those fresh summer berries!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry buttermilk cake
Servings: 18
Calories: 139kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 1/2 cup butter , softened
  • 1 cup sugar (plus 2 Tablespoons) , separated
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 350° and butter a 9 or 10 inch pie dish. 
  • In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter and 1 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, buttermilk and vanilla and mix until combined. Then add the flour, baking powder and salt and mix until combined.
  • Spread the batter in the buttered pie dish, then spread the blueberries over the top. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Serve warm.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 63mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.6mg