Blueberry Buckle Recipe


This recipe from Crooked Oak Mountain Inn is ideal for special occasions or for a summer treat baked from wild picked blueberries. A buckle is a dense old-fashioned cake, named for the way the streusel-style topping “buckles” as the cake batter sinks during baking.



  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries, drained



  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375° and grease square or round cake pan.
  • For cake: Cream butter and sugar together. Add egg and beat until fluffy.
  • Stir dry ingredients together and add to cream mixture alternately with milk.
  • Fold in blueberries and put in prepared pan.
  • For topping: Mix topping ingredients together and spread on top of batter.
  • Bake at 375° for 45 to 50 minutes.


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