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Newmans Very Own Lemon Blueberry Cake With Lemon Sauce

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the cake
  • 34 cup shortening
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 14 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 teaspoons newman own old fashioned roadside virgin lemonade (or your favorite)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 14 teaspoons baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup milk
  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • For the lemonade sauce
  • 12 cup water
  • 1 12 cups newman own old fashioned roadside virgin lemonade (or your favorite)
  • 1 12 tablespoons butter
  • fresh blueberries
  • mint sprig (to garnish)


  1. For the Cake: Preheat the oven to 350ºF and grease a 9 X 9" baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the shortening and sugar on medium-high speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Stir in the lemon extract and the lemonade.
  4. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt and add to the shortening egg mixture, alternating with the milk.
  5. Beat well after each addition- the batter should be smooth.
  6. Sprinkle the blueberries in the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  7. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cake batter for the sauce and pour the remaining batter over the blueberries.
  8. Bake for 25-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. For the Lemon Sauce: Place the reserved 1/2 cup of batter in a medium saucepan.
  10. Mix the warm water with the lemonade and stir into the batter, combining well.
  11. Over medium heat, cook and stir until the sauce is thick and bubbling.
  12. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter.
  13. Cut the cake into serving pieces and place each piece on an individual plate, then pour the sauce over it.
  14. Garnish with blueberries and a mint sprig.
  15. Serve hot or cold.

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