Blueberry Velvet Cake

June 7, 2012

This blueberry velvet cake from I Heart Chocolate Milk is a delicious twist on the classic red velvet cake.  According to the Tanya, the baker, this cake resembles a blueberry muffin that met a birthday cake.  Fresh blueberries are tossed in a vanilla cake with a little blue food coloring added.  The cake is the coated in a rich cream cheese frosting that makes it simply irresistible. 


For the Cake:
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
4 large eggs, room temperature if possible
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup milk, room temperature (feel free to use buttermilk)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pints blueberries
Blue Food Coloring

For the Frosting:
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
1 8oz package cream cheese, room temperature
3 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

For full recipe instructions, click here.

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