Sunday, May 02, 2010

new brunch favorite...

after church today i made this little lovely and it was delicious.  i recommend you give it a try...for mother's day brunch perhaps?

i found the recipe in bon appetite magazine.

Blueberry Cornmeal Cake

This cake is crusty outside and super-moist inside.
12 servings
May 2010


  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray 10-inch-diameter springform pan with 2 3/4-inch-high sides with nonstick spray. Whisk flour and next 3 ingredients in medium bowl. Whisk oil, eggs, vanilla, and honey in another medium bowl. Using electric mixer, beat butter, 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in large bowl until creamy. With mixer running on medium speed, gradually add egg mixture; beat to blend. Beat in flour mixture just to blend. Add ricotta and yogurt; beat on low speed just to blend. Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Scatter 1 1/2 cups blueberries over. Spoon remaining batter over in dollops, then spread to cover blueberries. Scatter remaining blueberries over. Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon sugar over.
  • Bake cake until top is golden brown and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Cool completely in pan on rack.


Lei said...

LOVE anything that is a) sweet and b) has blueberries. I guess anything with blueberries that wasn't sweet would be pretty nasty so I've just pointed out the obvious haven't I. Regardess, this sounds superb!!!

Emily said...

Delish!! I will definitely be trying this recipe! YUM!

Tiffanie said...

That looks DIVINE!!!! I will definintely have to try the recipe. oh, and by the way I LOVED those cupcakes you made for Angies baby shower!!! So so so delicious!