Homemade blueberry breakfast cake

Blueberry Cake

This breakfast cake is packed with blueberries and it’s really healthy and incredibly delicious. If you’re craving for something sweet in the morning but don’t have time for fancy recipes, don’t eat store-bought cakes! They contain added sugars and preservatives. This cake is much better for your health and it’s a perfect way to make your morning coffee even better. It may not be your go-to recipe, but when you have a bit of time in the morning, I urge you to spend it on this cake.

This recipe will be delicious with other berries and fruits, too. I can recommend blackberries. cherries, raspberries and cranberries. No matter what you like the most, add this blueberry pie to your recipe list.

Homemade blueberry breakfast cake

This quick and easy cake is perfect for breakfast but you can have it as a dessert or snack. It is really moist and sweet. The juicy ripe blueberries go well with lemon zest and creamy dough.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 371 kcal


  • 125 ml butter
  • 30 ml lemon zest
  • 200 ml sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 8 ml vanilla
  • 450 ml flour
  • 15 ml baking powder
  • 8 ml salt
  • 500 ml blueberries
  • 125 ml buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Take a bowl and cream butter with sugar and lemon zest. The mixture will be fluffy and light. Add vanilla and the egg and beat for a minute. Add the blueberries and 60 ml flour, whisk for a minute. Add the rest of the flour, salt and baking powder.

  2. Add the mixture to the butter, fold in the blueberries. Take a baking pan, grease it with butter or non-stick spray. Sprinkle batter with sugar. Bake the pie for 35 minutes. Make a toothpick test: insert it in the middle of the pie, the toothpick should be clean. Let it cool for 15 minutes. You can leave it in a fridge for 8 hours.