Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake

Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake

Blueberry lemon butter cake does kind of scream spring… but really you could serve this recipe anytime of year!

It’s a very light cake, not super sweet… it would be a great dessert or even could be served at brunch or breakfast.

With just about any dessert I make, I always take a little help from the store.

I’m a boring mom home cook and not a fancy chef, I value my time and the little sanity I have left… so yes I’m taking the store’s help.

A box of lemon cake mix and premade lemon curd for the mom win!

Cake ingredients on the counter

You can find premade lemon curd in most larger grocery stores, or click below to order from Amazon.

First put two sticks of butter at room temperature in a bowl along with the lemon cake mix and one egg.

Beat this with a hand mixer for a few minutes.

Beating the cake batter with a mixer

You’ll notice this is a thicker cake batter and this is exactly what we want.

Just make sure that you grease a 9 x 13 baking dish before adding it.

Thick cake batter before putting in the baking dish

Try to spread the batter into an even layer but we are not looking for perfection here.

cake batter spread in the

Pour 10 ounces of lemon curd evenly over the cake batter.

I removed the lid and microwaved the jar for a few seconds to make it more drizzle-able.

Adding the lemon curd over top

Next about 1/3 cup of sweetened condensed milk will get drizzled over top.

adding the sweetened condensed milk

Mix a pint of blueberries with some sugar and lemon juice and let that sit for a few minutes before adding it over the cake.

Blueberries mixed with lemon juice and sugar

Once the blueberries are evenly distributed over the cake batter we are ready for the oven!

Then place in a 350 degree oven for about 38 to 42 minutes.

blueberry cake before

Let the cake cool slightly after removing it from the oven.

Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake

A dusting of powdered sugar over your Blueberry lemon butter cake will make it even prettier!

Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake


Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake


Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake

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Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake
5 from 2 votes

Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake

Blueberry Lemon Butter Cake is a light and slightly sweet cake the combo of blueberry and lemons is perfect to serve as dessert or breakfast

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Blueberry, Breakfast, Butter Cake, Dessert, Easy Dessert, Lemon, Recipe, Summer Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 389 kcal
Author Cheri Renee


  • 2 sticks butter at room temperature
  • 1 15 oz box lemon cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 10 oz jar lemon curd (dessert aisle of grocery store or click the link above to buy from Amazon)
  • 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • powdered sugar


  1. Put the butter, lemon cake mix , and egg into a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer for one to two minutes.

  2. Pour the cake mixture into a well greased 9 x 13 baking dish.

  3. Drizzle the lemon curd over the lemon cake batter (warming the lemon curd in the microwave for a few seconds will help make it more drizzle-able).

  4. Drizzle the sweetened condensed milk over the lemon curd.

  5. Toss the blueberries with the sugar and lemon juice in a bowl and let sit for a few minutes.

  6. Place the blueberries evenly over top of the batter. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 38 to 42 minutes.

  7. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

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