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Bourbon Blueberry Pound Cake

This yummy blueberry pound cake recipe gets its unique flavor from a splash of bourbon mixed right into the batter. Drizzle with sweet glaze or serve with vanilla ice cream. 
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Lisa B.


  • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  • Cream together butter, sugar, and maple syrup until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and beat well.
  • Mix in flour, vanilla, and bourbon.
  • Fold in blueberries.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured tube pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 1 ½ hours or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Run a knife around the perimeter of the cake. Invert cake onto a plate.


Adapted from The Cotton Country Collection