Berry Blue Tea Cake

  • Yield: 9 servings


2cups sifted flour
2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4cup butter or margarine
3/4cup sugar
1-- egg, beaten
1/2cup milk
2cups blueberries
1/4cup sugar
2tablespoons flour
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
2tablespoons butter or margarine


  1. Sift together dry ingredients.  Cream butter; gradually beat in sugar.  Add egg and milk; beat until smooth.  Add dry ingredients; fold in blueberries.  Pour into greased and floured 9-inch square pan.
  2. For topping, mix sugar, flour, and cinnamon.  Cut in butter until crumbly.  Sprinkle topping over dough.  Bake at 375F for 40 to 45 minutes.


Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League Springfield Publication’s Honest to Goodness(Springfield, Illinois, 1990).