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A great day begins with a delicious breakfast! This Berry Lemon Breakfast Cake taste great, easy and convenient to make. Make with berry of choice! #breakfast #cake #bakedgoods #brunch #dessert #berries

Berry Lemon Breakfast Cake

This breakfast cake is perfect to start your day off with, your choice of berry and can be made the night before.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Servings 9 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted, room temperature
  • zest from 1 large lemon
  • 3/4 cup + 3 Tbsp of white sugar 1 Tbsp reserved to sprinkle on top
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2-3 cups chopped strawberries, or whole blueberries, blackberries or raspberries


  • Grease a 9-inch square baking pan (or something similar) with butter or coat with non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 350º. Cream butter with lemon zest and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined. Meanwhile, toss the berries with ¼ cup of flour, then whisk together the remaining flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the batter a little at a time, alternating with the buttermilk. Fold in the berries.
  • Spread batter into pan. Sprinkle batter with remaining tablespoon of sugar. Bake for 35-45 minutes until done, check with toothpick. Let cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
Keyword Blackberry, Blueberry, Cake, Lemon, Raspberry, Strawberry