Wild Blueberry Buckle Cake

Granted since a buckle is a type of cake, this title may seem a bit redundant. But the Wild Blueberry Buckle Cake still tastes great.


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortning
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup unsifted all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups wild blueberries
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine soften


  1. In large bowl, using mixer, beat sugar, shortening, eggs and milk together until well blended.

  2. Stir in flour, baking powder, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. Mix at low speed until blended.

  3. Clean side of bowl and beaters with rubber scraper. Fold in blueberries.
  4. Turn batter into greased 9 inch square pans and spread evenly.
  5. Mix remaining sugar, flour cinnamon and butter with a pastry blender or two knives. Sprinkle on top of batter.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 375 F or 195 C for 45 to 50 inutes or until cake tests done. Serve warm and cut into pieces.

Recipe Notes

Makes 9 to 12 squares

Wild Blueberry Buckle Cake

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