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Wild berries were a source of amazement to colonists. Captain John Smith spoke of Indians feasting us with strawberries, mulberries, bread, fish and other countrie provisions.

Recipe Summary

1 hr 10 mins
1 hr 30 mins
20 mins
1 - 10 inch tube pan


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 10-inch tube pan with 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle pan with 1/4 cup sugar.

  • Mix together 2 3/4 cups flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Dredge blueberries with remaining 1/4 cup flour, then fold into batter.

  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 70 to 80 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

338 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 48.8g; fat 14.5g; cholesterol 80.8mg; sodium 205.3mg. Full Nutrition