Best Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake

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This Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake recipe is light and makes for a perfect breakfast option. Healthy dessert recipes always do the trick of satiating your sweet tooth without packing in all the extra calories. This cake recipe is not exactly "dessert-like" with too many high-calorie ingredients and still tastes wonderfully sweet when you crave desserts or sweets. Cake baking is an art and if you think about it as a matter of fact, cake baking is all about bringing together your favorite ingredients and turning it into a dessert. This buttermilk blueberry cake recipe is exactly along those lines. The fresh blueberries, buttermilk, and lemon zest are some of the best ingredients lying around in your kitchen, and when you put them all together, you get a sumptuous light, moist, sweet treat. This blueberry cake recipe is also one of those perfectly healthy snacks you can eat any time of the day. Serve it for brunch or as a side with a cup of coffee when you have guests over. You’ll never regret waking up to this delicious cake and start your day with. Spread a slice of cake with a luscious dollop of thick full-fat Greek yogurt on top and you and you’ll be in breakfast heaven!

When baking cakes buttermilk is always a fantastic option to get a moist texture in the cake. You can never go wrong with cake recipes that use buttermilk compared to the regular cakes that tend to harden a bit depending on what the weather is like. Don't worry if you don't have buttermilk handy. You can always make it yourself using whole milk and vinegar. Prepare homemade buttermilk using 1 cup of whole milk and one tablespoon of vinegar and combining the two ingredients. Give it a good stir and let it sit for five minutes. The vinegar in the milk will react and curdle resulting to buttermilk. You can use this mixture to any cake recipes that call for buttermilk.

It is no surprise how versatile lemon fruit is when it comes to making healthy desserts recipes. Use a zester to get a finely textured lemon zest or the small side of a grater and then chop it up, so you have small pieces of zest. You can also add Greek yogurt to this cake recipe as it’s a great substitute for butter, especially when baking healthy dessert recipes. Greek yogurt also has a fair amount of protein and calcium as well. You can add ricotta cheese frosting to this recipe to make it extra decadent. Adding a handful of poppy seeds is also gives an excellent twist to this cake recipe. You can make this cake recipe with strawberries or even peaches if you want. Thank you to Alexandra at the ‘Alexandra Cooks' food blog for sharing this nourishing Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake recipe with us. Check out Alexandra's website for more cake recipes and healthy dessert recipes. Hope you will make this recipe soon and enjoy with loved ones!

Nutrition Facts for: Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake from Alexandra Cooks
Ingredients: Butter, lemon zest, sugar, egg, vanilla, flour, baking powder, kosher salt, fresh blueberries, buttermilk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 9 servings * Per Serving: Calories 298, Calories from Fat 101, Total Fat 11.2g 17%, Saturated Fat 6.7g 33% Cholesterol 46mg 15%, Sodium 355mg 15%, Potassium 199mg 6%, Carbohydrates 46.6g 16%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 23.4g, Protein 4.3g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 7%, Iron 11%

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