Berry Buttermilk Cake

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Berry Buttermilk Cake
Tue, 07-16-2013 - 7:32am

BERRY BUTTERMILK CAKE

MAKES 8 SERVINGS

FOR CAKE---
2 sticks unsalted butter
3 cups plus 2 tbs flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 3/4 cups sugar or Splenda
1/4 cup canola oil
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup lowfat buttermilk
2 cups blueberries

FOR TOPPINGS---
3 cups strawberries, halved
1 tbs sugar or Splenda
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tbs unsalted butter
4 tbs lowfat milk

MAKE CAKE--- Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a Bundt pan. Whisk 3 cups flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Beat butter, sugar and oil in a bowl until fluffy. Beat in eggs, then beat in vanilla. Add one third of the flour mixture and half of the buttermilk, beat until almost incorporated. Add another one third of the flour and remaining buttermilk. Beat until combined. Add remaining flour mixture, beat 30 seconds.

Toss blueberries with remaining flour in a bowl. 
Spoon one third of the batter into pan. Sprinkle in half of the blueberries, then top with another one third of the batter. Scatter remaining blueberries on top, cover with rest of the batter. Bake until cake is golden brown and done, about 1 hour 10 min. Cool 30 min. in pan, then invert cake.

MAKE TOPPINGS---Toss strawberries with sugar in a bowl, set aside. 

GLAZE---Whisk powdered sugar,
butter and milk in a bowl. Pour glaze over cake, letting it drip down sides. 

Serve with strawberries and their juices...
 

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