This is a DELICIOUS blueberry cake made with fresh blueberries! It is great with confectioners sugar or whipped cream on top! Rich, moist and quite chocked full of flavor.
Fresh and Delicious Blueberry Cake
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup white sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ⅓ cup shortening
- ¾ cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 cup blueberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8×8-inch pan.
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl. Beat shortening in a separate bowl until creamy; stir into flour mixture, alternating with milk. Beat flour-shortening mixture until mixed, about 2 minutes. Add egg and beat until mixed, about 1 minute.
Combine lemon zest with blueberries in a bowl; fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 50 minutes.