Classic Blueberry Buckle Recipe
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Classic Blueberry Buckle Recipe

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This recipe came from my grandmother. As children, my sister and I remember going to Pennsylvania for blueberry picking. Mother taught us to pick only perfect berries, and those gems went into this wonderful recipe. —Carol Dolan Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 581 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 95g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein


  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Fold in blueberries. Pour into greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over blueberry mixture.
  3. Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Blueberry Buckle in Reminisce May/June 2005, p50

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"I Love it, but I make some changes: black sugar, oatmeal instead of half of the flour, and the result is a delicious and health recipe. many thanks, Ana Lucia"

Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"This was very good. I added 1 tsp vanilla."

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

"I just finished making this recipe for the umpteenth time, and It continues to be an all-time family favorite, for sure. It is easy to make, so moist, and delicious. We like to eat it for breakfast with coffee. Today, I made a dozen muffins from the recipe- instead of baking it in a pan- just bake for 18 minutes. I have made this many times to gift to others."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

"My husband loves Blueberry Buckle and this is a good recipe."

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

"This is amazing! So easy, too! My 11 yo daughter and I made it, following the directions exactly, and it came out perfectly and sooooo delicious!!!"

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