Blueberry Chocolate Cake

This blueberry chocolate cake was made as an entry into a competition.

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I was so inspired by Lindt’s new intense chocolate flavour, blueberry that I knew exactly what I wanted to do as my entry for the Woolworths competition. These intense flavours are limited editions so it is best to buy them when you see them. Over the years we have enjoyed grapefruit and  fig.

Blueberry Chocolate Cake

Many years ago I worked at the Hard Rock Café and our evenings often ended at sunrise the next day. The hours were long and we stayed open later than any other establishment in the area. There would only be time to go home and shower and change before the next shift was due to start. On those mornings I would indulge in strong coffee and blueberry muffins from the delicatessen next door. I remember the owner telling me that the best way to prevent the blueberries from sinking to the bottom of the muffins was to coat them in flour. So, what better way to kill two birds with one stone – and make this recipe good enough to enter the NoMu competition as well.

Blueberry Chocolate Cake
Blueberry Chocolate Cake
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Blueberry Chocolate Cake

Recipe Category: Baking
Makes enough for: 1 cake
All Rights Reserved: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 100 g self raising flour
  • 50 g solid cacao, grated
  • 125 g fructose
  • 125 g softened butter
  • 2.5 mls lavender petals
  • 10 mls baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 mls milk
  • 125 g blueberries
  • 5 mls cocoa powder


for the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  • butter and line a cake pan
  • coat 100g of the blueberries with the cocoa powder
  • use the balance of the cocoa powder to coat the cake pan
  • keep the 25g reserved blueberries to one side to use for decorating the cake
  • mix together all the ingredients except for the blueberries
  • fold in the coated blueberries
  • pour the mixture into the pan and bake for 30 minutes
  • allow to cool before removing from the pan

to make a simple 'icing':

  • take one bar of Lindt Blueberry intense dark chocolate
  • melt in the microwave with 1 teaspoon butter
  • pour over the top of the cake and use a palette knife to 'ice' the cake
  • decorate with the blueberries


you must ensure that your lavender petals are not from a commercial source that sprays them. I grow my own lavender and harvest the petals when they are ready

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