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Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake Recipe

Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake

Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake recipe. This cake is the perfect blend of fresh blueberries and oranges. It is a delicious treat for your brunch table.

Hey there! Are you ready for a brunch treat that will wow your taste buds? This Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake is just the thing. The juicy blueberries and tangy orange zest make a perfect combo.

Let’s get started, you’ll love how easy it is!

Utensils You Need

These are the utensils and equipment you need to make this recipe:

  1. Mixing bowls
  2. Measuring cups and spoons
  3. Electric mixer or whisk
  4. Spatula
  5. 9-inch round cake pan
  6. Oven

The Recipe

Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake

Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake

This cake is the perfect blend of fresh blueberries and oranges. It is a delicious treat for your brunch table.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 250 kcal


  • 1 ½ ccups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Mix in the vanilla extract and orange zest.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture in three parts, alternating with the orange juice and sour cream. Start and end with the flour mixture.
  • Gently fold in the blueberries.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.


  1. For a tangier cake, add more orange zest.
  2. Use fresh blueberries for the best flavor.
  3. Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature before mixing.
Keyword blueberry, brunch, cake, orange, zesty

Alternative Ingredients

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below.

All-purpose flourWhole wheat flour
Unsalted butterMargarine
Sour creamGreek yogurt
Fresh blueberriesFrozen blueberries

What to Serve with Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake

You can pair this delicious Blueberry Orange Brunch Cake with the following:

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use frozen blueberries?

Yes, you can use frozen blueberries. Just make sure to thaw and drain them well before adding to the batter.

Can I make this cake gluten-free?

Yes, you can make this cake gluten-free by using a gluten-free flour blend in place of the all-purpose flour.

How do I store the cake?

Store the cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. You can also refrigerate it for up to a week.

Can I add nuts to this recipe?

Yes, you can add chopped nuts like walnuts or pecans. Fold them in with the blueberries.

Can I use a different citrus fruit?

Yes, you can use lemon or lime instead of orange for a different flavor twist. Adjust the zest and juice amounts to your taste.

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