Monday, May 12, 2014

Beau's Blueberry Bundt Cake

We usually like to make things from scratch as much as possible,
but sometimes when we need to make a quick and easy dessert, 
this recipe comes in handy!  And our Daddy LOVES blueberries,
so this makes a perfect dessert for our family to enjoy and share with others. 
(The blueberries make it somewhat healthy, right?)
1 box yellow cake mix
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs
8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup corn oil
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1  1/4 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen (NOT ENOUGH in our opinion!  We add 3 cups!)
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons orange juice
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
(We just use 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 TB. milk and 1/2 tsp. vanilla, but usually double or triple this amount!)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl, stir cake mix and sugar.  Add eggs, cream cheese, corn oil and vanilla; beat on low until blended, then beat on medium speed 4 minutes.  Stir in blueberries by hand.  (We coat in flour first, in hopes of them not sinking to bottom.)  Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch bundt pan.  Bake 45-55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.  Remove from oven; cool in pan 10 minutes.  Remove from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.
Mix all glaze ingredients; drizzle over cooled cake.
Makes 16 servings. 
Source:  The Joy of Blueberries, by Theresa Millang, 2003


  1. I hadn't heard of that cookbook (The Joy of Blueberries) before. It sounds cool!

  2. Hi Kari!
    Enjoyed your note! Thanks! I think we picked up the Joy of Blueberries at the blueberry farm here in Mossyrock. Not only does every recipe have blueberries in it ;-), it has all kinds of great info. about the health benefits of blueberries, planting blueberry bushes, etc. It's a great little resource!
    Thanks again for the comment!