Berry Buckle

Monica Says: We had this at a friend’s house for Thanksgiving and loved it so much we made it for Christmas!

Berry Buckle
Recipe type: Dessert
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  • 2 c. flour
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ c. shortening
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ c. milk
  • 2 c. fresh or frozen berries
  • ½ c. flour
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ c. butter or margarine
  1. Grease bottom & ½" up sides of a 9"x9"x2" baking pan.
  2. Combine the 2 c. flour, baking powder, & salt. In another mixing bowl, beat shortening for 30 seconds. Add the ¾ c. sugar.
  3. Beat on medium to high speed until light & fluffy. Add egg; beat well.
  4. Add dry mixture & milk alternately to beaten egg mixture, beating until smooth after each addition.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with fruit.
  6. Combine the ½ c. flour, ½ c. sugar, & cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over berries.
  7. Bake in a 350°F oven for 50-60 minutes or until golden.

Photo Courtesy of Sergey Kukota on Flickr

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