Grandmother's blueberry butter cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Flour, sifted
¼ teaspoon Salt
3 teaspoons Baking powder
⅔ cup Butter
1 cup Sugar, divided
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Cold water
4 \N Egg whites
\N \N Topping:
1 pack (8 oz) cream cheese
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 \N Jar (4 oz) apple jelly
1 pint Fresh blueberries
1 cup Heavy cream
1 tablespoon Sugar

Preheat oven to 350° Sift flour, salt and baking powder twice. Cream butter and ¾ cup sugar. Add vanilla to cold water. Alternately combine water and flour mixtures with butter mixture, mix well after each addition. Beat egg whites until stiff, then beat in remaining sugar. Fold egg whites into batter. Pour into well greased 13x9x2 inch pan. Bake in oven 30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Prepare topping. Topping: Beat cream cheese with milk, sugar and vanilla until of spreading consistency. Spread over cooled cake. Melt jelly in saucepan over LOW heat. When completely melted, remove from heat. Clean berries and add to jelly, tossing lightly until well coated. DO NOT CRUSH BERRIES> Distribute evenly over cream cheese. Cover entire cake with whipped cream. Cream can be sweetened with sugar if desired.

NOTES : Nostalgia: scribbled in my grandmother's handwriting. One of the most delectable recipes is this one.

Recipe by: Treasured Recipes 1984 Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by LVFG53A@... (MRS IRA M DENNIS) on Apr 12, 1997

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