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Classic Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Classic Blueberry Buckle Recipe

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. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • TOPPING:
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 581 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 95 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Classic Blueberry Buckle

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MY REVIEW
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"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

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

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

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

MY REVIEW
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!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

"Love the taste! Very easy to make and such a good dessert! One of the best blueberry recipes I have ever come across."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013

"I liked everything about this recipe except I would definitely cut down on the sugar in the topping to 1/2 cup - I just felt it was a bit too sweet."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

"I doubled this recipe and put it in a 13 x 9" pan. This is by far the best buckle recipe I've ever tried! It is now my go-to during blueberry season. The top is super crunchy, and the cake light and delicious. Lots of compliments from my co-workers! My image stays strong--thanks Taste of home!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2012

"made it many times, turn out great, every time."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"We really enjoyed this! It's even great in the morning with coffee!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"The recipe turned out awesome. The next time I made it I ended up making my own little twist and I can't keep any made long enough to have a piece for myself."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2010

"What an awesome recipe! The soft and buttery cake is the perfect compliment to the fresh blueberries and the sweet streusel really ties everything together. I'm no exaggerating when I say that this is one of the best blueberry recipes that I have ever made!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"This came out so very moist. Just the right amount of everything and so very easy to make - whipped it up in no time. Can't wait for my son to come home and try it since he had something like this years ago. Might bring it to a party this weekend for all to try."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"Taste of Home does it again with this Blueberry Buckle recipe. Easy to make and it disappears from my kitchen every time. I love it because it calls for butter instead of shortening. Yum!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2009

"Thanks, I'll try this!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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