With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

I picked up an old Betty Crocker cookbook at a garage sale recently and baked up this choice of my husbands. I finished up the blueberries that we picked and froze last year to make way for the new ones that will be ready for picking soon.
He loved it!
Enough to have a second helping!
Enough to ask me to make another one so he could take it to work to place by the coffee.
He likes it even better than my Blueberry Boy Bait.

It was the crumb topping and sweet glaze that impressed him.
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 1/2 teaspoons hot water (1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons)

Heat oven to 375ยบ. 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.


Kathleen said...

That looks wonderful! I have some blueberries in the frig..maybe tomorrow I will make it!

Rosabela said...

What a lovely cake! It looks so scrumptious. I used to find really cool stuff at yard sells. Unfortunately I´ve never seen them in Germany. I´m looking forward to going to some yard sales this summer when I go back home. :)


Julie Harward said...

Oh, this does look tastey! I think I'll go look to see if it's in my old one! Come say hi sometime :D

marie said...

Wow! This looks good enough to eat! I love the last photo ~ it belongs in a cookbook!

Stacey 18 said...

That cake looks delicious. Thanks for coming to visit us at 3 sisters. Have a great rest of the week.

From the 3 sisters 365,
Natasha, Stacey and Holly

Mildred said...

It looks delicious Lorraine. John and I picked blueberries one summer and really enjoyed trying new recipes with them. I love to find cookbooks at yard sales. I spend many hours pouring through recipes! Hope today is a great day!

Dishesdone said...

Looks absolutely fantastic!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits! This would be the perfect cake for me to enjoy!

Americana Lady said...

I am lovin' your recipes and are saving them! Thanks for sharing. Keep your flag-a-wavin' Joan

Leslie said...

i knew the minute i saw it i had to make it....it is in the oven as i type this. it looks so so good. i can not wait to eat it for lunch!

The Watts Family said...

Oh my that looks wonderful I mean really really wonderful lol!! I would eat the whole thing I think I love blueberries ~Beautiful pictures ~Blessings Heather

Leslie said...

ps...it was a delicious as it looks

Janice said...

That topping looks lovely and crunchy, nice when you find something like that, hope to see more recipes from this book.

Ann said...

Oh that does look delicious. That name, blueberry boy bait, is hilarious.

Lynn said...

This looks so good. My blueberries are just starting to ripen and I love blueberry desserts.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Both blueberry desserts sound wonderful but your photos of this one are gorgeous!

Shirley said...

This really looks good. I remember my grandma always talking about blueberry buckle!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Yumm! Thank you for sharing this recipe! Hm...I think I'll pick up some blueberries after work tomorrow!

Blessings & Aloha!
will be back....off to bed...it's almost midnight!

Joyce said...

An oldie but goodie! Thanks for sharing such a delicious seasonal recipe.

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

My Daddy's favorite!! What a gorgeous cake....I'll be right over with some coffee :)


ButterYum said...

I truly love blueberry anything, so I'll be saving this recipe. Thanks for sharing it, I can't wait to try.


gnee said...

My husband thanks you as I need to use up some blueberries and he'll be enjoying them for breakfast in your glorious recipe. There's just something about old Betty Crocker, she's still got the touch! You snagged a great find and thanks from me too...

Happiness to you!

My Slice of Heaven said...

I'm having a cup of coffee and wishing I had a piece of your delicious cake to enjoy with it. Your pictures capture the cakes yumminess! Anita

Anonymous said...

This looks amazing. I'm going to have to try this recipe out VERY soon!!! :)

Rosabela said...

I finally came around to making this recipe today and it is absolutely devine! The cinnamon in the crumb topping really takes it over the top. I can't wait to try your Blueberry Boy Bait. Thanks for sharing your delightful recipe, LDH!

PS: Baby #3 is due any day now. :-)

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Basil said...

I love this recipe! I have made this a bunch of times, but I did not have the recipe available right now. Thanks so much for posting it! :)

Pooh said...

Thank you so much for posting this! My mom's all-time favorite cookbook was that old Betty Crocker in the three-ring binder. Even when I was little, it was already well-used! One thing she seemed to make all summer long was this Blueberry Buckle and I have been trying to find the same recipe to make for my own kids. Off to the kitchen now. Can't wait till the timer goes off!!!! :)


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