Wild berry, strawberry and lemon cake


Once again, super easy to make. It will not take more than 10 minutes to put together before placing in the oven. I am wanting to incorporate more fresh fruits into my baking and I thought this to be an easy way of doing it. With the summer just around the corner and with the warm weather, I always feel like eating more fruits. I hope you try this cake because for sure it isn’t going to disappoint.

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Wild berry, strawberry and lemon cake

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 8-10 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup of whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup barley flour, you can use oat flour as well or just all whole wheat pastry flour instead
1 egg
1/3 cup olive oil
3/4 cup low fat milk
2/3 cup sugar (maple syrup will work as well and it is better for you
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup wild berries
1/2 cup fresh strawberries

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 F. In a bowl whisk egg, oil, sugar, milk, vanilla, and lemon zest. Add flours, baking powder and baking soda. Mix until combined. Pour over a previously greased and floured 9 inch pan. Top with wild berries and sliced strawberries. Sprinkle cake with one tablespoon of sugar if you like. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Cool in pan for about 15-20 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Enjoy

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23 comments

  1. I love it! Those look so yummy! I’ve been looking for glasses like that…do you mind me asking you where you got them? Thanks! :-)

  2. Hey not at all

    here is the link

    http://www.perpetualkid.com/mad-cow-mini-milk-bottle-drinking-glasses.aspx

    there are 2 on each package for $9.99 and they have different designs.

    Thanks for visiting my blog :-)

  3. Wow, look at that color! I love when natural ingredients can produce such pretty hues. This smoothie looks so wholesome and delicious, and I know I would really enjoy it! Thanks for sharing this great recipe and the beautiful photos, and thanks also for stopping by my blog!

  4. me gusta muuuuuuuuchoooo

  5. I have a whole bunch of fresh strawberries. Any tips on freezing them? Or could I use fresh berries?

  6. Steph,

    I don’t freeze strawberries anymore. I buy already frozen though. Unless they are in season I don’t bother with fresh, organic as well :-).

    You can perfectly use mix berries but use some ice to give that smoothie consistency!!

    Thanks for visiting my blog

  7. Anu,

    the tags/picts don’t come of. For the smoothie pictures I just turned the bottle so the picture wouldn’t show :-) They are darling though, I think your son will like them and you as well :-)

  8. Your spinach and strawberry combo is new to me. Considering the nutritional value of its ingredients, I’m interested to know how it tastes. The color of the end product reminds me of an avocado shake.

    Joseph Carr

  9. Joseph,

    it tastes really good. You won’t notice the spinach flavor at all :-)

  10. So I made a spinach smoothie although I didn’t follow this recipe exactly. I used raspberries and an orange and some vanilla. And the banana. It was definitely easier to eat spinach this way! I think I’ll start making them regularly and follow your recipe next time. Strawberry and banana is a much better combination than what I did. :)

  11. Great recipe! With some whey protein and some spirulina it makes the perfect post-workout food.
    Peace
    Mike

  12. These look great! I was wondering though- would you recommend adding plain or vanilla yogurt instead of some of the milk? I

  13. Katie, for sure. That would work really good!! Hope you like them :-)

  14. I was wondering your thoughts on using frozen spinach? I have some that I don’t have a plan for and no fresh spinach at the moment.

  15. Nancy Jane,

    I would not use the frozen spinach, it is not the same on this, I think you will not like it sorry :-)

    Thanks for visiting my blog!!

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  17. What blender do you use for youre smoothies?

  18. Why is the sodium so high for this smoothie?

  19. I just saw it yields 4-5 servings. How much would you use for 1-2 servings? Thank you, this sounds delicious.

  20. This looks easy & yummy! Do you think I could leave out the bananas or is there a similar replacement?

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