Let this Blueberry Buckle Take Your Taste Buds on a Wild Ride

January 9, 2019

Blackberry Buckle

This simple and delicious dessert can be made using fresh or frozen berries.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry, buckle
Author Déja Todman



  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/2 stick chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for pan
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/2 stick unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen, thawed blueberries



  1. Whisk sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a medium bowl. Add butter and rub in with your fingers until mixture comes together in large clumps; set aside.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour the baking pan. Next, whisk baking powder, salt, and flour in a medium bowl.
  2. Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat sugar and butter until very light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in the egg and vanilla just to combine, about 2 minutes. Reduce speed to low and slowly add the dry ingredients, then the cream. Mix just to combine and gently fold in blueberries. Scrape batter into prepared pan, smooth top, and place pan on a rimmed baking sheet. Evenly sprinkle topping over.
  3. Bake buckle until top is golden brown and a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean, 80–90 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack and let cool before unmolding and serving.
  4. Enjoy! 😀

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