Blackberry Poke Cake

blackberry poke cake

Homemade buttermilk cake slathered with blackberry jam? Yes, please. Kitchen Tip: Shake the buttermilk before stirring it into the batter. 

Blackberry Poke Cake
Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients
  1. 2 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  4. 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
  5. 1⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  7. 3⁄4 cup whole buttermilk
  8. 3 large eggs
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1 cup blackberry preserves, divided
  11. 3 tablespoons water
  12. 4 cups sweetened whipped cream
  13. Garnish: fresh blackberries, torn fresh mint
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.Spray a 13x9-inch baking dish with baking spray with flour.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in center of dry ingredients; add melted butter, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Beat with a mixer at low speed until combined, about 2 minutes. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke holes in warm cake.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together 3⁄4 cup preserves and 3 tablespoons water; pour over cake. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 4 hours.
  5. Spread whipped cream over cake. Drop remaining 1⁄4 cup preserves by teaspoonfuls over cake, swirling into cream. Garnish with blackberries and mint, if desired.
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