Cake Topped Wld Blueberry Dessert

How great is a dessert when the topping is cake? Well you can find out with today's recipe Cake Topped Wild Blueberry Dessert.


  • 3 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup orange juice


  1. In a saucepan, combine the blueberries, brown sugar and butter; cook for 5 minutes or until saucy.
  2. Pour into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg and orange peel.
  4. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with orange juice, beating just until combined.
  5. Drop batter by spoonfuls over blueberry mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 F 175 C for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center of cake comes out clean. Serve warm.

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