This blueberry boy bait cake does not need any sort of introduction! This blueberry boy bait cake is super delicious with a rich and moist texture and has a perfectly apt name!
The name of this blueberry boy bait cake sounds funny and I agree with you! But I can’t blame The whisk-kid for naming it this way and I too could not have thought of more appropriate name other than blueberry boy bait cake! Why you ask? This blueberry boy bait cake, thanks to its wonderful velvety texture with its melt-in-mouth delightedness, can be a perfect bait but not only for boys! This blueberry boy bait cake is so delish that it has the potential to lure anybody, trust me!
After drooling over the beautiful pictures of this blueberry boy bait cake on whisk-kid’s page, I was little skeptical about my own baking skill and was doubtful if I would be able to produce equally stunning result. But thanks to her helpful instructions, my blueberry boy bait cake turned out perfect though I am not sure if my pictures are doing enough justice to the real beauty of this blueberry boy bait cake! This delicious cake also taught me one important lesson and that is not to worry if your picture didn’t come out absolutely perfect at times; you can still enjoy all the joy of life like this spectacular blueberry boy bait cake!
- Refined flour (Maida) – 2 cups (285 gms) + 1 tsp, divided
- Baking powder – 1 tbsp
- Salt – 1 tsp
- Butter – 1 cup (235 gms) at room temperature
- Sugar – 1 & ¼ th cup (250 gms)
- Eggs – 3, at room temperature
- Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
- Milk – ½ cup (120 ml)
- Yogurt – ½ cup (120 ml)
- Blueberries – 1 cup, fresh or frozen [if you are using frozen berries, do not defrost first as it tends to muddle in the batter]
- Granulated sugar – ¼ th cup
- Preheat oven to 175 degree C (350F). Grease and flour 9″ x 13″ baking pan. This cake is going to be quite big. So make sure you use a big baking pan. If you don’t have the pan of exactly the same size as mentioned, then divide the batter in two separate pans and bake two separate cakes.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In another large bowl, beat butter and sugars until fluffy, about two minutes.
- Add eggs, one at a time, with your beater on.
- Add vanilla essence and keep beating until incorporated.
- Now reduce the speed to medium and add in one-third of the flour mixture. It is quite possible for the dry flour to powder your face, that’s why keeping the beater speed at low or medium.
- Beat in milk and then again half of the remaining flour mixture.
- Then add yogurt and finally the remaining flour mixture. Beat well to incorporate everything.
- In a small bowl, toss half of the blueberries with remaining one teaspoon flour.
- Now gently fold these blueberries into the batter using a rubber spatula. Spread into prepared pan.
- Scatter the remaining half of blueberries over the top of batter and sprinkle with ¼ cup granulated sugar.
- Bake the blueberry boy bait cake until toothpick inserted in center of the cake comes out clean, approximately 45 to 50 minutes.
- Cool in pan for 20 minutes, then turn out and place on serving platter (topping side up).
- Serve the blueberry boy bait cake warm or at room temperature.