Cara Wassenberg talks Noni Needs through her Blueberry cake recipe. A favourite for a special occasion, like a birthday. Cream cheese frosting is essential.
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This recipe is based on the Blueberry cake in Humming bird bakery recipe book.
For the cake
350g unsalted butter, at room temperature
350g caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
450g plain flour
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons baking powder
280ml soured cream
250g fresh blueberries plus extra to decorate
icing sugar to dust, if desired
a 25cm ring mould, greased and dusted with flour
Cream Cheese frosting x 2 lots
300g icing sugar
50g unsalted butter, at room temperature
125g cream cheese, cold