Blueberry Buckle With a Cinnamon Spiced Topping

blueberry buckle
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 0 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 10 Servings

This blueberry buckle is a delicious blueberry cake with a crumbly cinnamon spiced topping. Fresh is best, but frozen blueberries may be used as well. 


  • For the Buckle
  • 6 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh and rinsed or frozen and unthawed)
  • For the Topping
  • 1/4 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking pan.

  3. Beat the butter with granulated sugar for 3 to 4 minutes, or until light and fluffy.

  4. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until well blended.

  5. In a medium bowl, combine the flour with the baking powder and salt and sift.

  6. Add sifted dry ingredients to butter mixture alternately with 1/2 cup milk, beating just until smooth.

  7. Fold in blueberries.

  8. Spread the batter in the prepared baking pan.

  9. Combine the topping ingredients and mix with fingers or a fork to blend thoroughly and form crumbs.

  10. Sprinkle topping crumbs over batter.

  11. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

  12. Serve and enjoy!