CSA Inspired: Great-Grandmother's Blueberry Cake


We look forward to blueberry season in our home.  This year, we were up to our knees so I sought the guidance of my southern friend and excellent baker Beth.  Here is a recipe from her friend's great-grandmother.  When a recipe has been passed around for that long, you know it is good!



cream together 1.5 cups sugar and 1 cup shortening (or half butter half lard). 
mix together 4 cups flour, 3 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt
beat 1 egg together with 1 1/3 cups milk
alternate adding flour mixture and milk mixture to the sugar
mix in 1 qt blueberries
bake in a 9x13 pan for 50 min in 350 oven



 It is super easy and I promise, it taste even better than it looks!  

And this little guy "helped me bake" by having a blast in his chair.  




5 comments:

  1. I saw your comment on E Tells Tales and wanted to share how much we love our Fisher Price Sleeper too! My little man sleeps in it every night! And I see you are in DC... we live about 30 minutes outside of the city in the suburbs!

    Oh... and that looks DELICIOUS!!

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  2. Looks great! And Behr is as adorable as ever :)

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  3. lets make this on Saturday if we can.. also behr is growing up to fast can you please tell him to stop!

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  4. ive been all about blueberries lately... this looks amaze-balls. gonna add it to the list. thanks! : )

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