Cranberry & Wild Blueberry Cake with Warm Vanilla Sauce

Thursday 22 December 2022

For this week’s blog, ATTTA is pleased to feature the Maritime chef Alain Bossé, otherwise known as the Kilted Chef! Chef Alain is an accomplished chef and with a reputation for promoting local ingredients. We would like to acknowledge and thank him for being, among other things, a supporter of Atlantic wild blueberries! When you are sharing meals with your loved ones this holiday season, consider trying this delicious cranberry and wild blueberry cake for a sweet treat!

Cranberry & Wild Blueberry Cake with Warm Vanilla Sauce

©The Kilted Chef


-          3 tbsp room temperature butter

-          1 cup sugar

-          1 egg

-          1 tbsp orange zest

-          2 cups flour

-          1 tsp salt

-          1 tsp baking powder

-          1 ¼ cup buttermilk

-          1 tsp vanilla extract

-          ¼ tsp almond extract

-          1 cup frozen wild blueberries

-          1 cup frozen cranberries

-          1 tbsp flour

Vanilla Sauce

-          ½ cup butter

-          1 tbsp flour

-          1 cup sugar

-          ¾ cup whipping cream

-          1 tbsp vinegar

-          1 tsp vanilla

To make your cake, first preheat your oven to 350° and prepare a 9x13 inch pan with grease.

Start by creaming together the butter and sugar in a large bowl. Next, mix in the egg, vanilla, almond extract, and orange zest. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, and baking powder. Add the flour mixture and buttermilk to the creamed mixture, alternating between the two. Last, lightly flour the wild blueberries and cranberries and fold them into the batter. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 50-55 minutes.

To prepare the vanilla sauce, start by melting the butter in a heavy bottom pot. Add the sugar and flour and bring the to boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove the pot from the head and whisk in the vinegar, vanilla and cream. Allow the sauce to cool to room temperature, then pour the sauce over the warm cake.

Serve and enjoy!


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Thank you, Chef Alain! Wishing a very merry holiday to everyone from the Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture! Bon appetite!

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