True Lemon Blueberry Buckle

True Lemon Blueberry Buckle Dessert

This dessert balances flavors between sweet and salty, allowing the blueberries to really shine! Perfect with a cup of hot coffee, cold milk, or tea. Recipe adapted from Good Housekeeping.


2-1/3 cup all-purpose flour (use gluten-free flour, if desired)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup whole milk
2-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
2 packets of True Lemon dissolved in 1 tablespoon of water
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together 2 cups of flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, with mixer on medium-high speed, beat 1/2 cup butter until smooth. Add 1/2 cup sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Reduce speed to medium. Beat in egg until combined.
  5. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk until combined, starting and ending with flour mixture and scraping bowl as needed. Transfer to prepared pan.
  6. In bowl, toss blueberries with True Lemon juice. Sprinkle over batter.
  7. In another bowl, whisk cinnamon, nutmeg, and remaining 1/3 cup of flour and 1/4 cup of sugar. Add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter, and with pastry cutter, combine together. Form into large crumbs; sprinkle over blueberries.
  8. Bake 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out almost clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store, refrigerated, up to 3 days.

Serving Size: 9.