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May A Book & A Recipe

Ready for a delicious fruity dessert dish? We are!

This May we're making Blueberry Lemonade Cake, courtesy of the Seaside Cafe Mystery Pleading the Fish by Bree Baker, a fun cozy mystery.

We can't wait! Let's get started...

Blueberry Lemonade Cake

(Serves 9)


Streusel Topping-

½ cup flour

1/3 cup sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt

4 tbsp butter


¾ cup sugar

1 large egg

4 tsp butter, soft

Juice from 1 fresh-squeezed lemon

1 tsp vanilla extract

½ cup milk

2 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp lemon zest

½ tsp salt

2 cups blueberries


1. Preheat oven to 375F.

2. Prep a 9in square baking dish.

3. In a small bowl, mix the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

4. Cut the butter until mixture reaches a crumbly state. Set aside.

5. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, egg, butter, lemon juice, and vanilla. Then, add the milk.

6. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt.

7. Add to the first bowl and mix.

8. Add the blueberries and stir gently until blended.

9. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan.

10. Sprinkle the streusel topping on top.

11. Bake for 45 mins, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

12. Slice and serve.

Interested in the book? Check out our ebook copy on WV Reads!

Please let us know if you try out this recipe after reading! Post a pic on social media and share it with us or leave us a comment. We'd even welcome you dropping off a little sample at one our locations....

As always, images and info are courtesy of other web pages like WV Reads, Google, author web pages, etc.

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