Blueberry Buckle

Written by Chronicle Staff. Posted in Dining & Entertainment, Featured

Published on July 13, 2020 with No Comments

Servings:  10

1 -8×8 inch cake


¾ cup white sugar

¼ cup shortening

1 egg

½ cup milk

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

2 cups fresh blueberries

½ cup white sugar

⅓ cup all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ cup butter, softened


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease one 8×8 inch pan.

Cream together 3/4 cup sugar, shortening, and egg.

In a separate bowl mix together 2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into sugar mixture, alternating with milk. Stir in blueberries. Pour into greased 8×8 inch pan.

To make topping: Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, cinnamon, and butter. Sprinkle over cake batter.

Bake at 375 degree F (190 degrees C) for 25-30 minutes.

Did you know?

What can I do with fresh picked blueberries?

Store your fresh blueberries in the refrigerator as soon as you get them home, without washing them, in a covered bowl or storage container. If refrigerated, fresh-picked blueberries will keep 10 to 14 days. Freeze berries in freezer containers without washing to keep the skins from toughening.

What can I do with a bunch of blueberries?

Now we have a bunch of blueberries, and I need a plan for what to do with them!

Dehydrate them.

Make Jam

Make Gelato!

Make Muffins!

Make a Smoothie!

Make Tarts!

Juice Them!

Make Frozen Yogurt Blueberries!

How do I prepare fresh blueberries?

Place the berries in a colander and dip into a bowl of cold water. Gently swish in the water and then allow the berries to drain. Carefully spread out in a single layer and gently pat dry with a paper towel. When blueberries are completely dry they can be eaten or added to other ingredients as instructed by the recipe.

What are the health benefits of blueberries?

The fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient content in blueberries supports heart health. The absence of cholesterol from blueberries is also beneficial to the heart. Fiber content helps to reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease. 

What happens when you eat blueberries everyday?

According to a few studies, a bowl of blueberries can help in boosting immunity and can reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and heart diseases. … Blueberries are a great source of antioxidants known as polyphenols, which help in protecting the cardiovascular cells and helps in lowering blood pressure.

Are blueberries good for losing weight?

It’s true that all berries are good for you. But tiny blueberries are the best of the bunch, especially for your figure—the CDC says that one cup of blueberries is 83 calories. Blueberries boast lots of nutrients, which helps them fight fat by boosting your metabolism and efficiently burning calories.

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