Blueberry Buckle

Yesterday was one of THOSE days. My watch died and then my daughter dropped the camera and broke it.  Needless to say I am need a new one and fast!! I began my search at I was amazed at all the digital cameras they carry and the prices are great!!  There are so many great options I still have not made up my mind yet and I am waiting to get hubby's approval.  Enough of my dilema, on to more important items: this great recipe!!
I had never even heard of this before until a friend invited me over for breakfast and made this for me.  It is so delicious and a little different twist on the normal breakfast cake that I just had to make it for my family. It also gave me a chance to use the blueberries my kids and I picked (now that was fun!)  I switched out half of the butter for applesauce, hoping to save a few calories an add some moisture. 
Blueberry Buckle
adapted from Better Homes & Gardens
2 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup applesauce
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x9 or 8x8 pan. (for a 9x13 size double the recipe).
In a mixing bowl beat the butter, applesauce and sugar together.  Add egg and beat for 3 minutes. Gradually add flour,baking powder, and salt, alternating with the milk.  Beat until smooth. 
Spoon batter into prepared pan. 
Sprinkle with the blueberries.
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, softened
Mix ingredients in a bowl. Mix until mixture resembles course crumbs.  (I used a fork to mix it.)
Sprinkle over the top of the blueberries.
Bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden.  Cool slightly; serve warm.
*You can substitute rasperries or other fruit for the blueberries.
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  1. That sounds and looks delicious. It's the first recipe I went to after I posted at Tempt My Tummy Tuesday! (Quick Chicken Stirfry) I think it was the title, 'Blueberry Buckle.'

  2. This looks so delicious! I'm planning on picking some blueberries this week, so this recipe looks perfect. Thanks!

  3. yum yum yum! i even have some blueberries in the fridge waiting to be used in some sort of tasty fashion. This just might be the recipe!

  4. Oh,my goodness, this looks delicious! Great idea to substitute in some applesauce.

  5. delicious!!! I love blueberries and this looks awesome.

  6. I LOVE!!! blueberry and a blueberry buckle sounds AWESOME!!! with some vanilla ice cream, just what the tummy ordered.
    I LOVE!!! your NEW!!! photo.

  7. Oh, my! This recipe cries - Make Me! Make ME!" LOL! It looks divine! :D

  8. That looks SO good! I have a huge bag of blueberries in the freezer, and I've been experimenting with blueberry crisps and cobblers. Might have to "buckle-down" and make a buckle soon!:-) -

  9. That does sound like a great idea for breakfast, thanks for sharing. Can't wait till I can go pick some fresh blueberries.

  10. Oh this is perfect mom and dad have blueberry bushes in there yard and we always load up ;)

  11. sorry to hear about your day not going well, but you certainly made a great recovery with that blueberry you have my knees buckling at the thought of it!

  12. This looks wonderful! Breakfast coffee cakes are something you can never have enough recips for! I will ahve to try this next time I snag a good deal on blueberries!

  13. Do you have to thaw the blueberries before using them if they're frozen?

  14. This is so perfect...I'm going blueberry picking later this month. :) Thanks for stopping by and following. I'm following you back!


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