Gail Herbest Recipe

Blueberry Buckle

By Gail Herbest Gaillee

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Gail's Story

YUM!! This is so good served warm with whipped cream or ice cream. I have a freezer full of frozen blueberries and this is one of our favorite deserts.


1 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1/4 c
1/2 c
white sugar
1 medium
1 tsp
vanilla, ( i use pure tahitian vanilla but regular would be fine)
1/3 c
2 1/2 c
fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 c
white sugar
1/3 c
1 tsp
1/4 c
cold butter
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Directions Step-By-Step


1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking dish. stir 1 cup flour, the baking powder, and salt together in a mixing bowl.
2. Beat the shortening and 1/2 cup sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla, Pour in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing until just incorporated. Pour the batter into prepared pan, then sprinkle evenly with blueberries. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, cinnamon, and butter in a bowl with a fork until crumbly and evenly mixed. Sprinkle evenly over the blueberries.
3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the buckle comes out clean,and top is golden. about 45 minutes Allow to cool before serving warm.

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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Oct 17, 2011
    Gail it looks so good!!!
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    Gail Herbest Gaillee - Oct 17, 2011
    Thanks Colleen, it is delicious, I wanted a better picture but they got into it before I could grab the camera :-)
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    Candy Hummer nvmommyx6 - Oct 18, 2011
    Saved! Im making this tomorrow, I too have alot of blueberries in my freezer and the freezer just died! Time to start using things up so my other freezers are not so packed full and overworked!!
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    Gail Herbest Gaillee - Oct 18, 2011
    Oh dear Candy! hope you can salvage some of that frozen food!!! Let me know how it turns out for you.
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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Oct 18, 2011
    Gail, This photo looks great! Makes me want to take a bite!

    Candy, so sorry about your freezer!!! Two of mine went out last summer and one of my refrigerators.... so I know what you are going through.... best wishes!!!! xo