Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Friday, June 12, 2009

Food Librarian - Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Recently, I made Gourmet's Raspberry Buttermilk Cake, but the upside down Blueberry Buttermilk Cake version. All my fruit fell to the bottom so I served it as an upside down cake.

Esi of Dishing up Delights made it with strawberries. Check out her post for a cute mini version.

Food Librarian - Raspberry Buttermilk Cake
This time, I made it in an 8" square pan (squares make it easier to share with my co-workers). I also popped the cake (with sugar on top) into the oven for 10 minutes, then pulled it out, placed the raspberries on top, and then let it continue to bake for another 18 minutes. The raspberries still mostly ended up on the bottom...so that is just how this cake works.

Food Librarian - Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Note to readers: I'm sorry but my arms are acting up and need rest. I have recurring repetitive strain injuries that makes typing and using the mouse not fun. I have a special keyboard, mouse, etc. but sometimes I just need to take a big break and really limit my computer work (besides sitting in front of a computer at work for 8 hours a day! :) I'm sorry I'm not able to comment on your blogs. I do really appreciate you coming to visit and your comments!!! Take care, Mary the Food Librarian
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Steph said... [Reply to comment]

That looks so nice and moist! I hope your arm feels better.

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

Hope your arm is feeling better soon! That is a great idea to do this in a square pan for sharing. I will have to try. Thanks for the shout out :)

The Blonde Duck said... [Reply to comment]

Those little cake squares are so darling!

Melissa @ For the Love of Health said... [Reply to comment]

That looks like something I love..

And I LOVE the Lakers jello LOL

eatme_delicious said... [Reply to comment]

Hope your arms feel better! That's interesting that the berries seem to want to sink no matter what. The cake looks delicious!

Marta said... [Reply to comment]

Rest those arms :)
This cake looks amazing, I bet it must have been extra-juicy the next day!

Irene said... [Reply to comment]

Great cake, Mary! And feel better!!!

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

I made this cake last night, I used strawberries and rhubarb though. I will post it soon! I loved it. Yours looks fantastic.

Monica H said... [Reply to comment]

I made a strawberry/blueberry cake like this a couple weeks ago and the same thing happened. About 10 minutes before it came out of the oven, I sprinkled a few more on top and they stayed there!

Hope your arms feel better soon!

Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

oh this cake look so nice! I like it the way it is. :)

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Your cake looks so deliciously moist!! Hope your arms are feeling better soon.

Audrey said... [Reply to comment]

That looks so good. I have raspberries in the freezer, too!
Hope your arms feel better.

Mary said... [Reply to comment]

Take good care of yourself...rest those arms..feel better! Good news....the new season of Mad Men comes in August...woo!hoo!

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

I love buttermilk cake! The addition of raspberries can only make it better:)

Deeba PAB said... [Reply to comment]

Hey Mary, looks fab as always. Give your arms a rest, & hope you feel LOADS better soon. I've never donw one like this in a square pan...great idea! xoxo

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

How do you get the background color on your pics? Racheal

Ingrid_3Bs said... [Reply to comment]

I just bought a half of gallon of buttermilk! Can't wait!

Hope you're feeling better soon!
Happy Friday!

Jen said... [Reply to comment]

Your cake looks really really delicious and mouth-watering!

I hope your arms feel better soon..

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I'm wondering if preheating the oven to about 425F, add the cake, shut the oven door and reduce the temp to what the recipe calls for would help. It might make a difference by quickly setting the top to keep the fruit from sinking. Deb said her oven was running way too hot, and only some of the fruit sank, so it may be the heat factor. I finally have some raspberries so I may give that a try. I'll let you know.

Jennifer said... [Reply to comment]

Wow would I love to have a piece of that!!!

April said... [Reply to comment]

This is such I good cake! I've made the raspberry version & then a blackberry version this weekend. Yum!

Di said... [Reply to comment]

Mmm, I love raspberries. And hey, I'm always looking for ways to use up buttermilk when I buy it. =) Your cake looks delicious.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

What a pretty looking cake, and looks so moist too!

Hmm, I have some buttermilk in my fridge and strawberries are in season here...

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