Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake

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  • This buttermilk cake only takes 15 minutes to prepare, and the rest of the work is done by the oven. So you can then sit back and relax until this beautiful bundt cake is ready to be devoured! 

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Recipes that use fresh berries make my favorite desserts, but this buttermilk cake can use frozen berries too.

    Buttermilk pound cake. I could stop writing there. No further enticement. But what makes it better? Berries!

    Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake can be made with fresh berries when they are in season and with frozen berries when you crave the warmer months. Berries year round!

    Bright colors marble buttermilk flavored cake that is slightly sweet and light. You will love eating this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake, no matter what time of day it tempts you. I made this cake as a dessert, but I ate the leftovers for breakfast and it still tastes amazing.

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

    Serve with tea or coffee midday. It is also ideal as a cake for brunch. Placing additional fresh berries in the center of the cake makes it an edible centerpiece. Just look at those luscious berries!

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

    You might ask yourself, what is buttermilk and where does it come from? Well buttermilk was the liquid left after the butter churning process, also known as traditional buttermilk.

    Buttermilk in cakes offers a lot of moisture with a tangy taste. Perfect for complementing sweet berries and this powdered sugar icing.

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

    These days buttermilk is still fermented milk but instead of being a secondary product leftover from butter, now it’s made with fresh pasteurized milk that is made into buttermilk that we can buy in store.

    And if I haven’t sold you already on this being the best dessert ever, it is loaded with berries. As far as I am concerned, that classifies it as “healthy”.  Lots of vitamins and antioxidants kicks this cake into high gear!

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

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    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

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    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com
    Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    45 mins
    Cooling Time
    1 hr
    Total Time
    1 hr
     
    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Recipes that use fresh berries make my favorite desserts, but this buttermilk cake can use frozen berries too.
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: buttermilk pound cake
    Servings: 12
    Calories: 277 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    Berry Bundt Cake:
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup, plus 1/4 cup sugar
    • 3/4 cup buttermilk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
    • 4 cups berries raspberries, blackberries, blueberries
    Icing:
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    Instructions
    For Cake:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 6 cup bundt pan with cooking spray.
    2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
    3. In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together sugar, buttermilk, eggs and oil.
    4. Add dry mixture in 3 stages. Mix until just moist. Do not over mix. This will result in a tough cake.
    5. Toss all 4 cups of fresh berries in 1/4 cup sugar.
    6. Gently fold 3 cups of berries into batter (reserving 1 cup.) Pour into the bundt pan. Sprinkle remaining berries on top and tap several times to get them to stick to the batter. The weight of the berries can cause them to sink to the top of the cake. By adding a layer on the bottom you will equally distribute throughout the cake.
    7. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until  the top is lightly browned and it passes the toothpick test. Set on wire rack until fully cooled.
    For icing:
    1. Combine powdered sugar, water and vanilla in a small bowl until a pourable consistency- not too watery, but not too thick. Pour over cooled bundt cake.
    2. Best if served 1-2 days after baking.
    3. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Recipe Notes

    *You can use frozen berries, but make sure they are unsweetened and thawed to reduce excess water and liquid. 

    Nutrition Facts
    Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 277 Calories from Fat 54
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 6g 9%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Cholesterol 28mg 9%
    Sodium 168mg 7%
    Potassium 181mg 5%
    Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 34g
    Protein 3g 6%
    Vitamin A 1.8%
    Vitamin C 1.6%
    Calcium 7.2%
    Iron 7.1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    You will be making this Berry Buttermilk Pound Cake all year long! Fresh or frozen berries, this buttermilk cake is delicious and perfect for dessert or brunch. #buttermilkcake #buttermilkpoundcake www.savoryexperiments.com

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