Blueberry Cake Topping

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About This Recipe

Recipe: Blueberry Cake Topping

From birthdays and baby showers to picnics and dinner parties, this Blueberry Cake Topping is a great recipe to have in your arsenal. Whether you prefer vanilla, chocolate, or lemon, this delicious recipe is an easy way to dress up any cake. Try this Blueberry Cake Topping to add a little ooey-gooey freshness to your favorite dessert.


  • 1 (14 5-ounce) angel food cake
  • ½ cup fruit jam or jelly (any flavor)
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice or water
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • ¾ cup heavy (whipping) cream, whipped until stiff, or
  • 1-½ cups low-fat whipped topping


  1. Split cake horizontally in half, preferably using a serrated knife
  2. Place bottom layer on a cake plate
  3. In a medium-size microwaveable bowl, combine jam and juice
  4. Microwave on high until melted, about 45 seconds
  5. Stir until smooth
  6. Fold in blueberries
  7. Spread 1 cup whipped cream over bottom layer of cake
  8. Spoon about 23 of blueberry mixture over whipped cream
  9. Cover with top cake layer
  10. Spread with remaining cream and blueberry mixture
  11. Garnish with fresh berries and mint leaves, if desired
  12. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours

Quick notes

Per portion with heavy cream: 251 calories, 34 grams protein, 7 4 grams fat, 43 grams carbohydrate, 336 mg sodium, 113 mg potassium, 25 mg cholesterol
Per portion with whipped topping: 209 calories, 2 9 grams protein, 2 grams fat, 47 grams carbohydrate, 329 mg sodium, 91 mg potassium, 0 mg cholesterol

Number of servings (yield): 8

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