Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle


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About this recipe: A 'buckle' is a moist cake, almost like a cobbler, that is popular in America. This is quite delicious and simple to make, and perfect for when blueberries are in season. The crumble topping makes this moist sponge extra special.


Serves: 10 

  • 150g caster sugar
  • 60g margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 120ml milk
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 300g fresh blueberries
  • Topping
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 5 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 50g butter, softened

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease one 20cm square tin.
  2. Cream together 150g sugar, margarine and egg.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together 250g flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into sugar mixture, alternating with milk. Stir in blueberries. Pour into greased tin.
  4. To make topping: Combine 100g sugar, 5 tablespoons plain flour, cinnamon and butter. Sprinkle over cake mixture in tin.
  5. Bake at 190 C / Gas 5 for 25-30 minutes.

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Reviews (3)


Had some leftover blueberries to use, so found this recipe and WOW, absolutely fabulous and so easy to make. - 28 Jul 2014


Brilliant and so easy to cook. Tried and tested it many times and it always works out just lovely. - 08 Sep 2013


Just made it for pudding after a barbecue on a cold summers day. Really delicious!! I put a capful of almond extract in the cake mix and 3 tablespoons of ground almonds in the crumble topping just because I had some left over. Children and adults all loved it. Served with vanilla ice-cream. - 09 Jun 2013

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