2tablespoons thick greek yogurt or thick plain yogurtabout 60grams
170gself raising flour
For the Blueberry sauce
300gfresh blueberriescleaned and washed
2tablespoons caster sugar
Make the cake
Grease and dust with flour, a 6 cup Bundt pan. Preheat the oven to 180 deg fan assisted.
Using an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Break the eggs into a separate bowl and add the Vanilla extract. This will help disperse the vanilla flavour evenly through the cake. Give it a little mix if you wish.
Gradually add the eggs, one at a time, adding a little flour between each one. This will help prevent curdling. Mix together until well combined.
Add the remaining flour and Yogurt. Mix until well combined.
Pour the cake batter evenly into the bundt pan.
Bake in the centre of the oven for 30 mins, or until baked. Testing the centre of the cake with a skewer until it comes out clean.
Leave in the pan for 10 mins to cool a little, before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Make the Blueberry Sauce
Add the blueberries, sugar and water to a pan, gently simmer over a medium heat until all the sugar has dissolved. Crush a few of the berries to help create a richly coloured sauce, but keep as much of the remaining fruit as whole as you can.
Simmer until the liquid turns to a slightly thick pouring sauce. This may take about 5 mins.Take off the heat and leave to cool a little
Place the cake onto your favourite stand or plate that is large enough to catch all the sauce. Pour the sauce over the cake and serve straight away.
Blueberry Compote/sauce – Allow the sauce to become slightly thick and runny. If it’s too much of a liquid, the fruit and liquid will run off the cake into a messy puddle, especially if your plate or cake stand isn’t large enough to catch it.
How long do you wait to turn out a Bundt Cake?I always leave the cakes to cool in the bundt pan for at least 10 mins to allow the cake to cool and set. If you have greased and dusted it with flour correctly, it should turn out without any issue.
What is the best thing to use to grease and line a bundt pan?I find either cake release spray or softened butter coated liberally around the inside of the pan, which is then dusted with a light coating of flour, works really well. Ensure that you coat every decorative corner and shake off any excess flour.
How long will a bundt cake keep?As this contains fresh fruit, the cake is best kept in the fridge and will only keep for a couple of days. Bring back to room temperature before serving.