Blueberry Buckle

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 2½ cups sifted all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup butter, softened

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 11½" × 7½" × 1½" baking pan.
  • In a bowl, cream together the shortening and ½ cup sugar. Add the egg and mix well. Sift together 2 cups flour, the baking powder, and the salt and add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Pour into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the blueberries evenly over the batter.
  • In a bowl, combine the remaining ½ cup sugar and ½ cup flour and the cinnamon. Add the butter and cut in with a pastry blender until crumbly. Sprinkle over the blueberries.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until blueberry mixture bubbles. Let cool slightly on a rack. Cut into 8 to 10 squares. Serve warm.