Vanilla Blueberry Cake with Frosted Berries

This vanilla blueberry cake with frosted berries is a blueberry lovers dream. Loaded with fresh blueberries, this vanilla cake is balanced with a tangy, blueberry cream cheese frosting and garnished with sweet, sugared blueberries for the ultimate blueberry cake.



For the cake:

  • ¼ c butter
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ c flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries

For the sugared blueberries:

  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries

For the frosting:

  • 1 stick cream cheese
  • 68 tbsp blueberry jam
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
  • a pinch of salt


For the cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.

  2. Cream butter and sugar in an electric mixer.

  3. Add egg whites, vanilla bean paste and vanilla extract.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk dry ingredients.

  5. Add ½ cup at at time to wet ingredients alternating with milk.

  6. In the empty dry ingredients bowl, sprinkle 1 pint of blueberries with flour to coat the outside of the berries.

  7. Fold blueberries into batter.

  8. Pour into a flour 10 inch non-stick cake pan.

  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into center of cake.

  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 15-20 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

For the sugared blueberries:

  1. In a separate mixing bowl, lightly whisk one egg white and 3 tbsp of water.

  2. Toss blueberries into egg white mixture and sprinkle with sugar. Roll around to evenly coat.

For the blueberry jam frosting:

  1. Beat cream cheese in electric mixer.

  2. Add blueberry jam, vanilla, lemon juice and a pinch of salt.

  3. Continue to beat until well combined. 

Keywords: blueberry jam cake, vanilla blueberry cake, blueberry filled cake, vanilla and blueberry cake