Blueberry Citrus Cake

filed under: Cakes on September 17, 2012

I know its fall, but I wanted to make one last summer inspired cake!


Blueberry Citrus Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins

I know its fall, but I wanted to make one last summer inspired cake!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry Citrus Cake
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke
  • 1 box lemon cake
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  1. Heat oven to 350 and prepare two 8-in round cake pans.
  2. In mixer, combine cake mix, orange zest, lemon zest, orange juice, water, oil, and eggs on low for 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium and mix for a couple minutes. Remove bowl from mixer and carefully fold in blueberries.

  3. Pour batter into pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  4. From Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook



blueberry citrus cake

This cake is right from the Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook.  And it is fabulous.  And oh-so-summery!

blueberry citrus cake

For the frosting I just threw together some confectioners sugar, some of my leftover zest, and milk. I know I liked the final result!

blueberry citrus cake

Throw some fresh blueberries on top and call it a day.  🙂

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  • Connie P says:

    This looks fantastic!

  • Rinali says:

    Ice cream cake!!

  • chrissy ray says:

    This looks like a variation of one of my favorite summertime cakes my mom used to make. I love any kind of cake!

  • Christine Keleny says:

    I am totally going to make this cake!

  • Tina D says:

    Love how this cake looks

  • Kelli says:

    That looks wonderful! My favorite summertime dessert is peach shortbread.

  • Heidi F. says:

    My favorite summer dessert is homemade strawberry ice cream. Yum!

  • Kathy S says:

    Fresh strawberries and ice cream!

  • Kathy S says:

    I think my dog has a great smile.

  • Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet says:

    My favorite dessert this summer was a no-bake cheesecake. May I just add it was loaded with chocolate. 🙂

  • Beth says:

    I love summer desserts made with lemon!

  • Kimi says:

    My favorite summer dessert is strawberry sorbet. It’s really refreshing on a hot day.

  • becky Daniel says:

    Favorite desert has to be ice cream, vanilla ice cream, soft served dipped in that chocolate coating… oh man… so yummy


    My favorite summer time desert is Pineapple Lush Angel cake.


    Daniell, daughter, smile!! Sitting next to me on the couch. :o)

  • Tricia says:

    I love any dessert with lemon. Lemon poppyseed loaf is my all time favourite!

  • Jeffrey Macabale says:

    Chocolate is my fave! Simple yet engaging!

  • Jeffrey Macabale says:

    Franklin Villegas has a nice smile, my bestfriend!

  • kesha says:

    My favorite summer dessert is strawberry shortcake!

  • kesha says:

    I told my daughter that she had a Most Beautiful Smile!

  • Darlene Jungman says:

    I love peach blueberry cobbler!

  • katie says:

    I’m a big time sucker for lemon bars… I’m turning this cake into bars. or the bars into this cake? Either way, I’m doing it.

  • Erin S. says:

    S’mores by the summer campfire/grill!

  • meredith says:

    i like summer berries and cream

  • Kate says:


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