Blueberry Pound Cake

Bring this delicious pound cake recipe to the table for dessert tonight. The tart lemon juice cuts the richness of the cake and the sweetness of the berries. This pound cake recipe is one for the "keeper" recipe file.

Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 287
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Fat: 6.1g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 5.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 53.9g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 227mg
  • Calcium: 50mg

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light butter
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton lemon low-fat yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 5 minutes). Add eggs and egg white, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 2 tablespoons flour and blueberries in a small bowl, and toss well. Combine remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with yogurt, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold in blueberry mixture and vanilla; pour cake batter into a 10-inch tube pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl; drizzle over warm cake. Cut with a serrated knife.
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