Use dried blueberries, strawberries (slices), raspberries, or a combination of all berries. Serve this with whipped cream, ice cream or alone.
Prep Time: 75 minutes
Dish Type: 8
1/2 cup dried berries
2/3 cup butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup honey
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
Add dried berries to steam basket, over a saucepan of simmering water for 5 to 10 minutes. Until soft and plump. Transfer to a plate. Let cool.
Preheat oven to 350F.
In large bowl beat butter and sugar. Beat in eggs. Blend. Beat in honey and vanilla. Stir in half the flour and baking powder. Then stir in remaining flour until blended.
Gently add the berries to the mixture until evenly distributed.
Spread the batter into a bread pan (8- by 4- inch). Bake for 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted into middle comes out clean.
Let cake cool in the pan on a wire rack for 40 minutes. Remove cake from pan. Let cool completely.