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Blueberry Pudding Cake - Old Fashioned Blueberry Pudding

Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry pudding cake, homemade blueberry pudding, maine blueberry pudding, old fashioned blueberry pudding
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blueberries, washed and picked over
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Blueberry Sauce

  • 1 cup blueberries, washed
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

Blueberry Pudding Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8 x 8 inch baking dish.
  • Cream softened butter and 3/4 cup sugar until fluffy. Add egg and mix.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.
  • In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Alternately, add flour mixture and milk to creamed mixture until incorporated. Stir in vanilla extract.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.
  • Carefully fold in 2 cups blueberries to the batter. Spread into prepared baking dish.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.
  • Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until barely firm. Do not over bake.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.

Blueberry Sauce (optional)

  • Mash 1 cup blueberries; add 1/4 cup sugar. Cook at a simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Strain and drizzle over cake.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.
  • Serve warm or cold, with or without sauce.
    Blueberry Pudding Cake is a moist, homemade treat from the past.  Originally from Maine, this old fashioned blueberry pudding has an optional blueberry sauce served right on top.

Notes

  • Butter or margarine can be used in this old fashioned recipe.  Just be sure it is softened to room temperature before creaming it.
  • 2 cups of blueberries are used in the pudding cake, and the other 1 cup is used in the blueberry sauce.
  • For the sugar, 3/4 cup is used in the cake, and 1/4 cup is used in the blueberry sauce.
  • The blueberry sauce is optional. but highly recommended.
  • Do not over cook this blueberry pudding recipe.  Think about the texture as soft like a bread pudding, not dry like a cake.
  • Serve warm or cold.
  • Try serving with milk, half and half or cream served over top. 
  • Love blueberries? Try this amazing, old fashioned blueberry crisp recipe