this one made my EASTER morning...
smiles all around the table and alot of "this is the best ever"...well, this looks like your ordinary crumbcake, BUT it ain't!!!
it quite possible IS the best ever!
watch this towards the end so it looks toasty light brown, but don't let it burn. the crumby crusty topping holds up really well. i baked it on Sat. and let it sit out, uncovered, 'till i served it for EASTER Sun. breakfast. it was totally crunchy, crumbly, moisty inside goodness...
this recipe is from a dear family friend named Erna...i wish i could show you the actual recipe cards, we've probably had them 20 or so years. #1...the recipe is written on 2 cards one for the cake and 1 for the crumble...well mom handed me the recipe..said this is THE BEST ONE FOR EASTER...notice how i said the card . as i was going about my business i said this didn't look like the whole recipe...so for the next 1/2 hour we tore apart the files for the 2nd card...okay, that's not it....i'm all ready with the batter (looked like it wasn't enough), carefully fold in my precious blueberries, pour it into the greased floured pan and sure enough mom looked over my shoulder and says, "did you put everything in, because that just doesn't look like i remember". well, after decyphering both cards over and over we realized i forgot a whole CUP of flour...WOOPS !!!!!...so now i think i'm ruined...not me!...i'm not giving up...out of the pan, back into the bowl, clean the pan, re-prep the pan, carefully add in the cup of flour (not to squish any of the blueberries) and back into the pan...WHEW!...it came out perfect. no one would have even guessed except for the fact that they all saw what was happening...anyway...good time had by all and happy smiles around the easter table. a definite treat!
i'll be back with the recipe....i'll have to rewrite it so mistakes shall not happen next time...and believe you me there WILL be a next time.
ok...i found it. now let's just see how this goes....
NOTE...Tues. 7-16-12...i have spoken to Erna and made revisions. i'm sorry about the confusion, but i copied the recipe card she had given me in her writing. i hope this helps for some tasty Buckles.
ERNA'S BLUEBERRY BUCKLE
1/4 c. butter softened
1/2 c. sugar...
NOTE...i have made this batter with 1/4 c. sugar...Erna just said 3/4 c. sugar in batter. to be safe i would use 1/2 c. (3/4 c. sounds too sweet)
1 1/2 c. sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c. milk
2 c. fresh blueberries (frozen can be used, thawed and drained, but fresh is mo'better
cream together the butter and 3/4 c. sugar. blend egg into creamed mixture. in another bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt. add flour mixture alternating with milk. gently fold in blueberries. pour into greased 8 x 8 square pan.
sprinkle with crumb topping (recipe below). bake @ 375 for 40-45 minutes.
ERNA'S CRUMB TOPPING
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/3 c. flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 c. butter, cold..diced small to "cut" into crumble.
in a small bowl mix together sugar, flour and cinnamon. with a pastry blender cut the butter into sugar mixture untill mixture resembles coarse meal.