Blueberry Buckle - What The F

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle

I have to give all the credit to my mom’s friend Allie’s mom for this amazing recipe!  She brought it over once and I knew I had to get the recipe.  Since then, it has become a favorite in our household.  A “buckle” is like a coffee cake with lots of crumb and this one is full of plump blueberries that add the best pop of freshness within the layers of butter and sugar.  I am telling you that you will love this and your whole family will love you for making it! Also a bonus is that it doesn’t require any special ingredients so its very likely that you already have all the ingredients in your pantry.  Therefore, you have no excuse- time to get baking!

First preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13×9 dish.

Start by creaming the 1 stick of softened butter and 1.5 cups white sugar until light and fluffy in a stand mixer.  Then add 2 eggs and mix more.

In a separate bowl mix together 4 cups of flour,  4 tsp of baking powder and 1 tsp of salt.  In another bowl mix together 1.5 cups of milk and 2 tsp of vanilla extract.

Next, alternate adding the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients into the butter-egg mixture.  Start and end with the flour.  The batter should be pretty thick.

In separate bowl add 1 more stick of softened butter, 1 cup of sugar, 6 heaping Tbsp of flour and 2 tsp of cinnamon.  Mix with your hands to form a crumb.

Lastly, pour the batter into the prepared dish and cover with the crumb mixture.  Bake for 45-50 minutes. The top should be golden brown and the middle should be set.

Serve warm or at room temperature.  Covered, it should last up to a week on the counter.  I like to eat it warm with a little greek yogurt. Let me know how you like it.  Enjoy!

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