Easy Mixed Berry Cake - A tender vanilla cake flavored with a touch of almond extract and filled with fresh berries. This will be your go-to summer dessert!
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Easy One-Bowl Mixed Berry Cake

A tender vanilla cake flavored with a touch of almond extract and filled with fresh berries. This easy cake is made in one bowl in under an hour. This will be your go-to summer dessert!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 239kcal
Author Allison - Celebrating Sweets

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter slightly softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups fresh berries larger berries halved or quartered
  • 1 tablespoon coarse sparkling sugar or turbinado sugar
  • Whipped cream or ice cream for serving (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 8" inch square pan.
  • Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat the butter, sugar, baking powder, and salt for 1-2 minutes, until smooth.
  • Add the eggs and extracts, beating until thoroughly combined and scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  • Add the flour and mix until combined. The batter should be smooth and stiff.
  • Spread the batter in the pan and place the berries on top. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • Bake the cake for about 35 to 40 minutes, until a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

Adapted from King Arthur Flour.
This cake is best the day it is made.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.9mg