Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

A simple blueberry dessert recipe. Comes from the Pillbury Bake-Off Dessert Cookbook (1980's).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 1/2 cups sugar, baking powder, salt,butter, milk, and eggs.
  4. Blend at low speed till dry ingredients are moistened then on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  5. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Arrange blueberries evenly on top of batter.
  7. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  8. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or till cake springs back when touched in the center.
  9. Cut into squares and serve warm with whipped cream or ice-cream.


Most Helpful

This recipe is great!!! It is easy to put together and it tast great! My family loved it. It can be used as a dessert or as a coffee cake. My daughter suggested using the recipe as blueberry muffins. I used whole wheat pastry flour, and the cake was fine.

Dianepa April 14, 2003

Easy, easy! Tender buttery cake w/ blueberries. Good eaten warm or at room temperature.

tickledsassy June 20, 2016

THANK YOU for posting this!
This is the ORIGINAL Blueberry Boy Bait recipe from 1954. Teenager Renny Powell of Chicago won the $2000 Junior Division prize for creating it. The contest wasn't called the Pillsbury Bake-Off then; it was the Pillsbury Grand National Recipe and Baking Contest. I used fresh blueberries, and it was wonderful. Update: DON'T try this with any other kind of berry. It doesn't work.

Chocolatl June 16, 2012

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