Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

My mommy's famous blueberry cake - best with wild Maine blueberries, if you can get them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour a 9x9 or 7x11 pan.
  2. Mix sugar, shortening and egg thoroughly.
  3. Stir in milk.
  4. Blend dry ingredients.
  5. Carefully blend in blueberries.
  6. Spread batter in pan.
  7. Mix ingredients for topping and blend with pastry blender (or knife).
  8. Sprinkle cake with topping.
  9. Bake at 375°F for 35 minutes.
Most Helpful

Great crumb cake recipe. It was simply delicious. Made for Cooking Tag Mania 2013.

linguinelisa November 05, 2013

Everyone loved it! I didn't have milk but I had a little bit of heavy cream in the fidge, so I put a little heavy cream and water (more than the amount of milk in the recipe) and it worked great. I was surprised at how good it was with my substitution.

littlephisher July 18, 2011