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Blueberry and Marsala Wine Tea Cake

Enjoy this delicious, Italian-style coffee cake made with Marsala wine. Makes one loaf


1 3/4 cup unbleached flour plus 2 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup milk

1/4 cup sweet Marsala wine

2 cups fresh blueberries


Preheat oven to 350F

Lightly spray a 10 x 4 x 3 inch loaf pan or small tube pan and set aside.

Sift together the 1 3/4 cups flour with the salt and baking powder. Set aside.

Cream the butter and sugar until lemon colored. Beat in the milk and wine. Slowly beat in the flour mixture.

Gently toss the blueberries in a separate bowl with the 2 tablespoons flour. Gently fold them into the batter.

Spread the batter evenly in the pan.

Bake for approximately one hour, or until a cake skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a rack. Un-mold and cut into slices to serve.

Sprinkle confectioners sugar over the top.


  1. Elly's avatar


    I’m hoping that this lovely cake would work with sherry?
  2. Carol's avatar


    Can't wait to try this, maybe today!

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