Wild Blueberry Buckle
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Wild Blueberry Buckle

Wild Blueberry Buckle is simply a square cake with a streusel topping. The name may have derived from the tendency of the cake to buckle upon removal from the pan.


  • 1/4 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 level teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch or two mace
  • pinch or two cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • splash of vanilla
  • 2 cups fresh wild blueberries
  • Crumb Topping:
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • pinch of mace
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375.F or 190 C Oil and flour a square baking pan.Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and beat well. Combine dry ingredients.
  • Alternate dry ingredients and milk to creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition. Begin and end with dry mixture.
  • Add less than a teaspoon vanilla. Mix well. Fold in blueberries. Spoon batter into square pan.
  • Topping
  • Cream butter and sugar. Add remaining ingredients. Mix until the consistency of coarse crumbs. A food processor does this very quickly. Sprinkle over blueberry batter.
  • Bake at 375 F or 190 C until done-about 35 minutes.
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