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Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Here in western Pennsylvania, we always have an abundance of juicy, delicious blueberries in the summertime. I like to use them most often in this old-fashioned dessert. It's my family's favorite - and mine, too, since it's tasty as well as easy to make. I always freeze some berries with this recipe in mind.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:9-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream shortening and 1/2 cup sugar. Add egg and mix well. Combine 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Toss blueberries with lemon juice; sprinkle over batter. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar and flour; cut in butter until mixture is the size of peas. Sprinkle over berries. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes. Yield: 9-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 293 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 231 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Blueberry Buckle

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2015

"This recipe was easy, and the cake was moist on the first day. But when the buckle sets a day or more, the cake tends to dry out. It does help to serve it with whipped cream."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2014

"I am glad I read the reviews before making this. I also added 2 or 3 heaping Tablespoons of sour cream to the batter. I also added 1 tsp. vanilla for more flavoring. Not sure how Iong I baked it, but it sure wasn't an hour."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2012

"Cake was a bit dry. Topping was tasty though. Maybe add some sour cream to batter for moisture."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I agree that it was very dry. There are other blueberry buckle recipes that work."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"Nice flavor, but VERY dry. It almost seems like 60 minutes was too long to bake it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"This recipe was so good. My husband liked it so much I made it three times in one week. I'm trying it today with splenda."

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