Vanilla Blueberry Pound Cake

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    Total Time
    1hr 35mins
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based on 8 ratings

Try this simple recipe for a sweet berry finish to any meal...or even a picnic! Great with fresh raspberries too.

recipe updated Mar 30, 2020


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    230 g (about 1 cup)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    200 g (about 1 cup)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    10 g (about 2 ¼ tsp)
  • Egg icon
    4 (about 200 g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    300 g (about 2 ¼ cups)
  • Salt icon
    ½ tsp (about 3 g)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10 g (about 2 tsp)
  • Blueberries icon
    170 g (about 309)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 8.5 x 4.5 x 2.5"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Prepare a clean loaf pan
  3. Add unsalted butter, granulated sugar and vanilla extract to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Cream until pale and light
  5. Add egg to the batter one by one while mixing
  6. Add all purpose flour, salt and baking powder to a clean medium bowl
  7. Whisk briefly until combined
  8. Transfer dry ingredients to batter bit by bit while mixing
  9. Add blueberries to a clean small bowl
  10. Transfer fruit to batter
  11. Mix gently until combined
  12. Pour batter into loaf pan
  13. Bake until skewer tests clean - 45 min, 175°C
  14. Let cool - approx 30 min
  15. Turn out onto cooling rack
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