Blueberry Cake with Orange Sauce

Blueberry Cake

with orange sauce

YIELD: 20 SERVINGS


…the bright orange sauce makes this a gourmet dessert.

Ingredients:

CAKE:
2 cups Rogers All Purpose Flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 /3 cup butter
2 eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cups blueberries – fresh or frozen
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon

ORANGE SAUCE:
2 tbsp cornstarch
3/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1 1/2 cups water
1 tbsp orange flavoured liqueur, such as grand marnier (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C)

Combine Rogers All Purpose Flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and nutmeg; mix thoroughly. Cut in butter until mix resembles coarse crumbs.

Beat eggs and milk together and lightly stir into dry ingredients.

Toss blueberries in 2 tbsp flour or cinnamon sugar. Gently fold the blueberries into the batter. (Frozen blueberries will make a thicker batter.)

Spread batter into a greased 2L (9” x 9”) cake pan. Mix together sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of cake. Bake for 40 – 50 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Serve warm with orange sauce.

To make orange sauce:

Combine cornstarch and sugar and mix well. Stir in orange juice and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until sauce thickens. Add orange liqueur to the sauce before serving.

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