Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle is one of those things that I’ve never attempted to make because Hubby speaks so highly of his mother’s Blueberry Buckle. I had never even had Blueberry Buckle before making it and I have to say it’s very yummy. Hubby thought it was a dessert. I thought it was more like a coffee cake with fruit in it.

The day I made this, I sat down to watch some Good Eats off the DVR. And what do you know, my boy Alton Brown made blueberry buckle. And what do you know, AB said that buckle is in fact coffee cake with fruit in it (turns out Hubby thought coffee cake was coffee flavored).

This recipe comes from my mother in law. I have no idea where she got it from. I do love getting recipes from her because she scribbles them in short hand onto a scrap piece of paper.

Blueberry Buckle – from Hubby’s mother
3/4 c sugar
1/4 c shortening
1 egg
1/2 c milk
2 c flour
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
2 c blueberries (fresh is best)

Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9″ square pan.

Mix sugar, shortening, and egg. Add milk. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Gently stir in berries.

Pour batter into pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Add topping for the last 10 minutes of baking.

ToppingCombine following ingredients:
1/2 c brown sugar
1/3 c flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 stick butter

Store buckle in the fridge.

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6 Responses to “Spinach and Strawberry Salad”

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    Lauren — June 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    Gorgeous spring/summer salad!

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    hannah! — June 1, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    absolutely refreshing!

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    Cupcake Activist — June 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    Yum, I love sweet salads!

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    chayacomfycook — June 3, 2010 at 12:05 am

    That is a gorgeous salad. Have you thought about adding some mango to it?

    I have a recipe similar with mangos and strawberries and it is delicious. I have made it with strawberries alone and it was just as good, though.

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    Jen — June 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    I have not thought to add mango to this salad. Sounds intriguing.

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    The Lemonade Connection — June 4, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    It’s perfect! And we’re sharing your lovely work on the FB page, Twitter and our website today! Thank you for sharing such a great recipe. I absolutely love it!
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