Lemon Blueberry Cake Recipe

This lemon blueberry cake is bursting with beautiful natural flavors and so refreshing! The cake is moist and easy to make, topped with a fresh blueberries and lemon cream cheese frosting.

Serves: 8-12
Time: 1 hour
Recipe by: Melandie Esterhuizen


  • 230g / 1 cup Clover Mama Bake Margarine
  • 100g / ½ cup brown sugar
  • 200g / 1 cup castor sugar
  • 4 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 354g / 3 cups Self-rising flour
  • ½ salt
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 120ml / ½ cup
  • lemon juice
  • 250ml / 1cup Clover Amasi
  • 1 ½ cup Blueberries (Fresh or Frozen)
  • 1 Tbsp Flour
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • 250g Cream Cheese (at room temperature)
  • 125g / ½ cup mama bake Margarine
  • 360g / 3 cups Icing sugar (sifted)
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • Blueberries and toasted coconut to decorate

How To Make Lemon Blueberry Cake

  1. Cake:
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  3. Lightly grease 2 x 20cm / 8inch cake tins.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar and lemon zest until light and fluffy (this takes about 15 minutes) Scrape the bowl when necessary.
  5. Slowly add one egg at a time, and combine until all the eggs have been added.
  6. Combine the flour and salt in a bowl and in a separate bowl, combine the Amasi and lemon juice.
  7. Add ½ of flour to the mama bake mix and mix until just combined, followed by half of the Amasi mix and mix until just combined.
  8. Repeat this until all the flour and Amasi have been added.
  9. Toss the Blueberries through the 1tbs flour.
  10. This step helps prevent the blueberries from sinking to the bottom.
  11. Fold the Blueberries through the cake batter.
  12. Divide the batter evenly between the 2 cake tins.
  13. Bake for 30-40 minutes OR until a skewer comes out clean.
  14. Allow the cake to cool completely before icing the cake.
  15. Cream cheese frosting:
  16. Beat the cream cheese and lemon juice and zest until lump free.
  17. Add the Mama Bake Margarine and beat until combined. Add the icing sugar and mix for a few minutes until it is light and fluffy.
  18. Careful not to over mix.

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