Lemon Cornmeal Cake with Lemon Glaze and Crushed-Blueberry SauceFrom peetabear 6 years ago
- Glaze: shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups (packed) powdered sugar, sifted shopping list
- 2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juice shopping list
- Cake: shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour shopping list
- 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal shopping list
- 3/4 cup sugar shopping list
- 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 cup buttermilk shopping list
- 2 large eggs shopping list
- 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel shopping list
- 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract shopping list
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, cooled shopping list
- Crushed-Blueberry Sauce shopping list
- 3 cups fresh blueberries or frozen, thawed (13 to 14 ounces), divided shopping list
- 2/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar shopping list
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel shopping list
- Pinch of salt shopping list
How to make it
- For glaze:
- Combine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in small bowl. Stir with spoon until smooth and paste-like, adding more lemon juice by 1/2 teaspoonfuls if glaze is too thick to spread. Set aside.
- For cake:
- Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350°F. Butter 9-inch-diameter cake pan with 2-inch-high sides; line bottom with parchment. Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt in large bowl; whisk to blend. Whisk buttermilk, eggs, lemon peel, and vanilla in small bowl. Pour buttermilk mixture and melted butter into flour mixture. Using rubber spatula, gently fold liquids into flour mixture until just blended (do not stir). Scrape batter into pan; spread evenly.
- Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean and cake pulls away from sides of pan, about 30 minutes.
- Immediately run knife around sides of cake. Place rack atop cake in pan. Using oven mitts, hold pan and rack firmly together and invert cake onto rack. Remove pan from cake. Place another rack on bottom of cake; invert 1 more time so that cake is top side up. Stir glaze until blended. While cake is still very hot, drop glaze by tablespoonfuls onto cake; spread to within 1/2 inch of edge (some glaze may drip down sides of cake). Cool completely. Serve with Crushed-Blueberry Sauce.
- Combine 11/2 cups blueberries and all remaining ingredients in medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to simmer, about 7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until berries are very soft and liquid is syrupy, stirring often, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat; add remaining blueberries. Using back of spoon, gently press fresh blueberries against side of pan until lightly crushed. DO AHEAD: Can be made 2 days ahead. Cover and chill. Serve chilled or rewarm before serving, if desired.
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OMG this sounds so yummy thanks for sharing got my 5 :)aussie_meat_pie in My Kitchen loved it
Thanks so much, peeta!! I am lovin' this... you definitely have earned my ^10!
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And I can't resist anything with cornmeal in it! Sounds wonderful!juels in Clayton loved it
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