Thursday, June 24, 2010

Blueberry Buckle for Friday

I'm joining Michael Lee's group of "foodies" for "Foodie Friday". Michael hosts it every Friday with a multitude of wonderful recipes. See her beautiful blog here:
(She's having a great give-a-way too!!)

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

Betty Crocker Recipe


2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) blueberries
Crumb Topping — (recipe follows)
Glaze — (recipe follows)

1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter or margarine — softened
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tbsp hot water

Heat oven to 375ΒΊ. Grease square pan, 9 × 9 × 2 inches, or round pan, 9 × 1 1/2 inches. Blend flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, milk and egg; beat 30 seconds. Carefully stir in blueberries. Spread batter in pan; sprinkle with Crumb Topping.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Drizzle with Glaze. Serve warm.

Mix all ingredients until crumbly.

Mix all ingredients until of drizzling consistency.

Here is the batter consistency after I folded in the fresh blueberries.

Cut the softened butter into the sugar, flour, cinnamon ingredients for the topping. (By the way (This is the "Buckle" part.)

Ready for the oven

Not yet Rocky!

After I glazed it I was so anxious to taste it I cut it before the photo!!!!

It is soooo delicious. And just as good without the ice cream!
Why is it called Buckle? I looked it up. See here, 2nd article down.

Good for breakfast or a desert!!


  1. I don't care what you call it or why...and neither does Rocky. Dish it up please.

  2. That looks fantastic!!!! I love blueberries so much! And they are SO good for you too!

    ~Really Rainey~

  3. Blueberry buckle is one of our favorites. I love your photos, especially Rocky!


  4. Oh this is a delicious recipe... I just posted the same one:

    Guess we think alike :)

  5. Hi Shirley, oooooo, this looks completely delicious. Yummy!!!!!

    Hugs, Barb ♥

  6. I'm with the first its called it's calling my name. Don't blame Rocky for using his sniffer on this one..Must.Bake.

    Thanks for sharing, Shirley!


  7. Rocky is adorable...and I bought some blueberries the other day at Costco that are as big as grapes. Most of the time I eat them raw at breakfast, but I must try your buckle. It's just beautiful!


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