Zesty Lemon Blueberry Cake

Zesty Lemon Blueberry Cake
 Luscious lemons and beautiful blueberries, they just scream summer!
Zesty Lemon Blueberry Cake

Zesty Lemon Blueberry Cake is oh so moist and pretty, just the right amount of sweet goodness. Top with zesty lemon glaze, whipped cream and fresh berries for a cool summer dessert that will impress!

Zesty Lemon-Blueberry Cake

It’s much easier than you think. You can whip one up in no time. With a cake mix, pudding mix and fresh blueberries, mix instant pudding, eggs, oil, and water following the cake mix directions.
In a plastic bag combine 1/4 cup of cake mix and 2 cups of fresh blueberries. Now give um a gentle shake! Fold berries into the cake batter. Grease and flour, (I use no-stick cooking spray with flour), and prepare a bundt pan.  Bake in a 325 degree oven, for dark or coated pans like mine, or at 350 for a metal pan, for 38-43 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
Turn onto a cake plate and let cake cool completely.  Squeeze fresh lemon juice and grate lemon zest.  Add corn syrup and powdered sugar together.  Mix until smooth and creamy.  Glaze cooled cake by drizzling glaze over the top, allowing it to run down the sides.
Top with whipped cream or ice cream and garnish with fresh berries or a twist of lemon.
Zesty Lemon Blueberry Cake
Tart lemons and sweet, juicy, blueberries are combined to make one moist, luscious, and appealing cakes ever created. Fresh lemon zest and cream top it off.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
For Zesty Lemon-Blueberry Cake
  • 1 Lemon cake mix
  • 1 small lemon instant pudding
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups blueberries, rinsed and dried
For Glaze:
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
For Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees for dark or coated pans, or 350 degrees for a metal or glass pan. Reserve ¼ cup of cake mix in a plastic bag.
  2. Mix the remaining cake mix with pudding mix, water, oil and eggs. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Shake the blueberries in reserved cake mix. Fold berries into the cake batter.
  4. Pour batter into a bundt pan that has been greased and floured well.
  5. Bake according to pan type for 38 to 43 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
  7. Turn out onto cake plate and cool completely before glazing.
For Glaze:
  1. Combine all until smooth and creamy.
  2. Drizzle over cake, allowing the glaze to drip down the sides of the cake.
  3. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream and enjoy!
Thanks for your visit.  What are your favorite combinations for a cake?
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About The Author


Renée is passionate about making and sharing ALL things delicious! Her happy place really is her kitchen where she loves whipping up memories with her family and friends. Raised in sunny Southern California she's spent her adulthood in Idaho, both sides of her great state. She's married to an amazing man, and together they have 5 children, who gave them five more, and now they have 28 grandchildren. So there’s always a reason to cook and celebrate around their place!


  1. Dee

    I have some blueberries just waiting for something delicious to come along. Yummmm! Lemon is my favorite I can’t wait to try it. I’m bookmarking you right now.

  2. Yvonne @ StoneGable

    Gnee, Did you taylor make this for me? I love to use the boxed stuff all doctored up! This is a pretty and tasty sounding treat. Lemon and blueberries! How yummy can you get?
    I’m putting this recipe in my favorites file.

  3. Debbie

    In a lovely little twist of Providence, I was just thinking of my grandmother’s blueberry cake this morning! I imagine this would have a very similar taste, and I could make it for my family.

    I’ll definitely try the lemon glaze, but Grandma always put hot nutmeg sauce on hers so I’ll try that too.

  4. Julie

    Yum! I just finished lunch and would love a slice before heading back to work!!

    Beautiful photos.

  5. Marie

    Sounds so delish…and looks absolutely appealing. 🙂 New follower here, linking up from the Monday blog hops.

    Stop by anytime you have a moment. Thanks.

    Marie The Things We Find Inside

  6. Kristen

    Oh that cake looks so moist and yummy. How beautiful it would be served for tea.

  7. Pam

    Your cake both looks and sounds delicious! The combo of blueberry and lemon is great and you did it perfectly. I’m new here and see lots of good things! Great photos also!

  8. Joanna

    Visiting via Tasty Tuesdays! This cake looks amazing! I love lemon and blueberry together. I’m bookmarking this one!

  9. Jacqueline

    Gnee, that picture of the cake just turned out of the bundt pan, oozing with blueberries is absolutely mouthwatering. What a great breakfast that would make right at this very moment. I haven’t tried the restaurant in the
    river bottoms yet, but I saw it and friends tried it too. We are off to Priest Super Activity this morning, maybe after that!

  10. Brenda

    I wish I could have some of this right now!

  11. Megan

    YUM! I bet I would eat this whole thing myself if I made it! 🙂 I’m putting a link to this recipe in a post on crazydomestic.com on August 19th. Feel free to grab our “I was featured” button!

  12. shopannies

    this sounds delicious thanks for all the great step by step pictures

  13. Natasha

    I love visiting you! This looks heavenly…your photographs are always stunning too!

    Best wishes,

  14. Alida L.

    Yum! That looks amazing.

  15. Erin@likegrandmas

    Yes please!!! Gotta make this, and it looks pretty easy too!

  16. bet1975

    yummy! i made this cake last night for my family and it was a big hit. thanks for sharing!!!!

  17. Jerri

    Wow! That looks incredible! Wish I had a piece!

    Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!

  18. Donna@Conghaile Cottage

    This cake sounds “Delicious”!!! I know I’m a week late getting to all these posts but “I found you and I’m following to see what you do next!”
    Hugs, Donna

  19. Jerri

    Hi. I came back to find out if it would be okay for me to feature this in next week’s Sweet Thursday event. It goes perfectly with this month’s theme!

  20. bet1975

    After reading the last comment, I didn’t think to ask you if you mind that i featured this post on my blog. I have it scheduled to appear in the morning. I apologize for not contacting you first.


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