Bob’s Blueberry Cake

Blueberries may not yet be in season but frozen berries work just fine making Bob’s Blueberry Cake a year-round treat.


1 cup plain flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
2 cups blueberries

1/4 cup plain flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter (melted)

1. Mix the flours, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
2. Cream the butter and sugars and mix in maple syrup
3. Mix the egg and vanilla into the butter mixture.
4. Mix the flour mixture and milk into the butter mixture.
5. Fold in the blueberries.
6. Pour the batter into a greased 10 inch spring form pan.
7. Mix the flours, sugars, cinnamon, maple syrup and butter in a bowl until crumbs form.
8. Sprinkle the crumbs on top of the cake.
7. Bake in a preheated 180C oven until a toothpick pushed into the centre comes out clean, about 60-70 minutes.