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Melt in Your Mouth Blueberry Cake Recipe with Maple Syrup

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 10


  • 1 and 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg separated
  • 1/2 cup butter or coconut oil room temperature
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup blueberries lightly floured


  • 1/4 cup maple sugar or 1/4 cup mixed brown and white sugar


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff and set to the side.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand beater, cream butter or coconut oil with maple syrup, aka whip 'em together till real good, for 4 to 5 minutes, until it's light and airy.
  • Add the egg yolk to the creamed butter mixture, beating well.
  • Mix in half of the dry ingredients, then half of the milk, followed by the rest of the dry ingredients and then the last of the milk.
  • Fold in egg whites, lemon juice, and the floured blueberries until just combined. Scoop batter into a 10 inch cast iron skillet.
  • Sprinkle the maple sugar over top of the batter or the mixed brown and white sugar.
  • Bake for 35 minutes.
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