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Blueberry Cake

The Recipe: A moist simple cake dolloped with gently cooked fresh blueberries that turn thick and jammy in the oven. No mixer required! The Conversation: There are so-so many old-fashioned blueberry cakes, many with funny names! What should I call mine? Spoiler Alert: I'm going with plain Blueberry Cake.
This easy blueberry cake / blueberry dessert needs a name! I consulted the dictionary of all the summer fruit desserts – aka Serious Eats – and remain thoroughly confounded. But I did learn what my blueberry cake is NOT.
It's not: Blueberry cobbler – with its biscuit topping
Blueberry crisp – with its crumb topping
Blueberry betty – with its buttered breadcrumb topping
Blueberry buckle – where the berries sink to the bottom
Blueberry boy bait – so good! with its cake-y texture
Blueberry coffeecake – I love Mom's Blueberry Coffeecake, also more cake-y
Blueberry slump or blueberry pandowdy – with biscuit or dumpling toppings
Blueberry kuchen – a yeast cake with a crum…