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Lemon and Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake – Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake?! YAHSSS! This cake is unbelievably good! Vibrant and lemony and perfectly paired with sweet blueberries!

Guess what I am doing right at this very moment. Some of you might know because I told you about it last week.

I am most likely on a plane, scared for my dear life, and popping anti-anxiety pills as if they were jelly beans. I’m popping Tums, too! Anxiety gets the best of me.

But I have some serious news for you…

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

While I am away, visiting my beautiful home-country, Macedonia, for an entire month, I am going to have a few absolutely amazing bloggers guest post for me on Diethood! 

Wait till you see what’s coming; cakes, breads, puddings, scones, etc… I think you will want to thank me in the end. 

And, without further ado, I introduce to you the ever-so-wonderful, and oh-so-hilarious, Kita, author of one of the most delicious blogs I have come across, Pass The Sushi.

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

The first thing I thought when Katerina asked me to guest post on her site was, “Crap! I don’t have any awesome wooden backgrounds like she does to take pretty pictures!” Then I thought, “Crap! What do I make for a blog like Katerina’s?”

Told you she was funny!! Smile

Panic followed.

Ok, not real panic, more like a comical panic because when I think of Kate, and Kate’s blog, I think of soft beautiful desserts. Breads that fill your house with that amazing smell while baking, colorful fruits that are healthy and delicious, dangerous desserts that I could easily blame 5 pounds on, family, warmth, far away countries… The list goes on and on. And when I think of Pass the Sushi… Well, I think of explosions and chaos. (Hide it well don’t I?) 😉

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

So, I really, really tried to come up with a post that would be like something you would find on Diethood. I looked through the recipes and images I have stashed away for something, anything. But nothing felt right. I looked through a mountain of recipes I want to make… Still nothing. Meat pops, deep fried pork chops and mountains of pasta just would not fly around these parts!

Then I saw this beautiful recipe for cream cheese pound cake… and with a little finessing, I think it will fit right in here with all the other beautiful recipes on Diethood.

ENJOY!

5 from 2 votes
Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.
Lemon and Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake - Moist and deliciously tender lemon bundt cake studded with fresh blueberries.

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 560 kcal
Author: Kita Roberts
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all purpose flour plus 1 tbs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese room temperature
  • 3 cups superfine sugar
  • 6 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place rack in center of oven.
  3. Butter and flour a 10-inch bundt pan.
  4. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  6. Add the sugar, in three additions, beating well after each addition.
  7. Continue beating on medium-high speed until light and fluffy (about 3 – 5 minutes).
  8. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  9. Add the vanilla, lemon zest, and juice and beat until incorporated.
  10. Add the flour mixture and mix just until incorporated.
  11. In a small bowl, gently toss the frozen blueberries with 1 tablespoon flour to coat; Fold into the batter.
  12. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
  13. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
  14. Remove the cake from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool for about 20 minutes.
  15. Remove the cake from the pan and cool completely.
Recipe Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 27

Nutrition Facts
Lemon and Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 560 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 145mg 48%
Sodium 43mg 2%
Potassium 83mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 76g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 51g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 17.3%
Vitamin C 1.4%
Calcium 2.6%
Iron 10.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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48 Responses
  1. Fancy Belle

    Any idea of why all of my blueberries floated to the bottom of the pan and made a gummy top to the cake. I followed the recipe/directions exactly so I know that not the case!! Maybe next time I will place the blueberries on top after pouring in the batter and that way they will in the middle by the time it finished cooking.
    SUGGESTIONS? DID ANYBODY ELSE EXPERIENCE THIS?

    1. HI! This was a recipe contributed by one of my friends; I will forward the question to her. My suggestion: I put the blueberries in flour prior to pouring them into the batter and that helps them stay in the middle as opposed to falling to the bottom. Take care, Kate!

  2. Wow…. beautiful pound cake! I love lemon and blueberry, AND cream cheese combo! Must be really delicious. Your cute pictures of pound cake make me want to buy the same mold that I see often these days…(although I don’t even bake!). Great guest post, Kita!

  3. Beautiful blueberry lemon pound cake, Kita! I’d love a piece for breakfast. Cute guest post – lol, I don’t have an awesome wooden background either 😉 Safe travels, Kate – and looking forward to more of your delicious guest posts.

  4. I hope you have a wonderful stay in Macedonia!!! I love this guest post by kita! How amazing good this looks!!! I can’t wait to see more guest posts!! 🙂

  5. Safe travels, Kate!!! You’ve left us in good hands with great guest bloggers like Kita! (who cracks me up, too…we all want your board!!!!). Lovely cake, Kita…perfect for the end of summer. I’d love a slice after dinner tonight 🙂

  6. I so feel you on the flight anxiety – hope you have a lovely Xanax-induced sleep. Enjoy the trip as much as I’m enjoying this cake recipe. Gorgeous, Kita!

  7. Kate thanks for letting me kick things off while your away! Now that I made this post Handsome went and made me some ‘rustic’ looking boards. They aren’t the same as yours but I’m loving them! I hope your trip is fantastic!

    Thank you everyone for your kind words and awesome comments for my guest post today! I really did try to find something that would blend into the Diethood feel and it looks like I may have succeeded. 😀

  8. LOL Kita…I thought that too, I have wood but not old rustic once:)))) Your Pound cake look with my reaction “wowwwwwwww” Just wonderful,tasty and delicious!!!!
    Kate, good luck on your trip, have fun and take a lot of pictures..”sea”please!
    ohh and have some homemade old fashion “бурек” for me:))))

  9. Great choice for a guest blogger-hello Kita! No doubt this cake is delicious-has some of my favorite ingredients that really sing-lemon, blueberries and cream cheese. Can’t go wrong with those. Well done.

  10. Safe trip Kate! We’ll be waiting for some wonderful photo recaps!
    And the cake? It’s right up my alley. We have a similar recipe that I’ve actually forgotten to make this summer. Perhaps I’ll just have to sub in with this one.
    I know what you mean about the background!! But as always, your photos are beautiful and magazine worthy!!

  11. oh wow! This pound cake looks absolutely fabulous! Yum! Have a fabulous trip Kate, you will do just fine on that plane! Just think about this wonderfu cake, and you will get through no problem!

  12. This is a blog marriage made in heaven. I love everything on Diethood and on Pass the Sushi. You both have made me very, very happy. My first thought on seeing this recipe was, “Crap, I don’t have any cream cheese.” At least that can be remedied quickly!

    Kate, please be safe. I hope that you’ll at least be able to let us know when you’ve landed and are settled.

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