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Blueberry Boy Bait

Cooks Country Blueberry Boy Bait

One thing I love about June is the berries. There's nothing like berries with a little creme fraiche or whipped cream. I bought a huge container of blueberries and decided it wasn't too hot to bake a cake (silly me).

This cake has the story that this girl entered the Pillsbury Bake-Off with this cake and she named it after the effect it had on boys. Whatever-I'm no boy but I was lured in for sure.

Blueberry Boy Bait (Adapted from Smitten Kitchen via Cook's Country)

2 c flour (1T additional for blueberries)
1T baking powder
1 t salt
2 sticks of butter
3/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
3 eggs
1t vanilla
1 c buttermilk
1/2 blueberries (washed and well dried)

1 c blueberries
1/4 c sugar
1/2 c cinnamon
1 T flour

Grease a 13x9 pan and set aside. Mix flour baking powder, and salt in a small bowl and set aside. Cream butter and sugars together in the mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating until just incorporated. Add vanilla. Beat in 1/2 of the flour mixture; then buttermilk; lastly, flour mixture. Mixing until incorporated after each addition. Toss 1T of flour with 1/2 c blueberries. Fold into batter. Pour into prepared pan.

Mix topping ingredients in a small bowl. Scatter over batter. Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and serve.
Blueberry Boy Bait

For the topping you can also use raw sugar - it adds a slightly different flavor and stays a little more crunchy. I've added more blueberries than the original recipe as I think the more the merrier!


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