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Mother’s Day Blueberry Lemon Cake Recipe

Mother’s Day Blueberry Lemon Cake Recipe

Image provided via: Half Baked Harvest

Make something sweet for mom this mother’s day! Inspired by the dreamy blues of our Delray print, we’ve found a delicious dessert recipe to celebrate the most important women in our lives. This one pan bake is great for dad & the kids to try together. Grab those fresh blueberries & try your hand at this recipe from Half Baked Harvest. Need the perfect gift for mom? Explore more of our Delray print in our Behind the Design blog. 



1 stick (8 tablespoons) salted butter, at room temperature

1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

1 tablespoon lemon zest

1/2 cup sour cream

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 large eggs, at room temperature

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries

2 tablespoons blueberry jam

Lemon Glaze

2/3 cup powdered sugar

3 tablespoons lemon juice

Blueberry Lemon Thyme Cake


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F & grease a (9x5 inch) loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter, 1/2 cup sugar & lemon zest until combined. Add the sour cream & vanilla, beating until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until combined. Add the flour, baking powder & salt. Fold in 1 1/4 cups blueberries.
  3. Spoon half the batter into the prepared pan. Swirl in 1 tablespoon of blueberry jam, leaving a few streaks of jam throughout the batter. Add the remaining batter & then swirl in the remaining 1 tablespoon jam. Sprinkle on the remaining 1/4 cup blueberries and 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Transfer to the oven and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until the center is just set. Let cool before glazing.
  5. Meanwhile, make the glaze. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar &lemon juice until smooth and drizzly. 
  6. Drizzle the glaze over the cake. Slice & enjoy!

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