We'll be traveling to Bavaria, Austria and Switzerland in October. So, this summer, we're working on giving out master bedroom a facelift. My husband still works, but I'm spending my free time doing some much needed deep cleaning and de-cluttering. It's almost finished, but it's been very time-consuming. Also, I haven't been working on savory recipes as much. Instead, I've been using Blue Apron to ship ingredients and recipes to make sure that Craig and I are eating healthy and delicious meals. I'll talk more about Blue Apron, at a later time. I will say that having three meals, a week, that are quick, flavorful and easy to make has been a blessing.
Raspberry Lemon Shortbread Tart. But, then, I remembered that it has been a while since I've baked this super easy Raspberry Buttermilk Cake-- only I used our home grown Olallieberries.
This cake is easily made in one cake pan. The only ingredient you might not have on hand is buttermilk. You can try the milk and lemon juice or white vinegar trick, but I can't guarantee that you would get the same results as using real buttermilk. I do keep buttermilk in my fridge. I love using buttermilk to soak fried chicken, in buttermilk pancakes and find that buttermilk gives cakes and baked goods a lot of moisture. This recipe is no exception!
This cake is so moist! It took 15 minutes to make the batter. This is perfect when you have unexpected company or you want a simple cake to showcase summer berries.
TASTING NOTES: I will always wonder how my original blog post, from 2009, disappeared. I'm glad that I have recreated this cake for you, because it's fool-proof. It's tender and has just the right balance of sweet. The whipped cream is an extra treat. This cake is perfect with a cup of tea, or with coffee. I plan to try this with fresh peaches or apricots, as well. I hope you try it and enjoy it as much as we do.
My next recipe that I plan to share with you is this delicious Jerk Chicken that we grilled. I'm taking a break from Blue Apron for a few weeks, and I plan to try out a few new recipes that I've been anxious to try. I'm back-- maybe once or twice a week, but I'm back!
Here's the printable recipe card: