Blackberry-Peach Buckle


Blackberry-Peach Buckle

Recipe type: Yield: 8-10 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

The buckle is finished with more of whichever fruit for which it is named. Feel free to make this recipe using blueberries, raspberries, or any berries of your choice. For a more rustic presentation, this dish is spectacular when served in a cast iron skillet.


2 C        All-purpose flour 
2 t         Baking powder 
1⁄2 t      Kosher salt
1⁄2 t      Cardamom 
8 T         Butter – unsalted, room temperature
3⁄4 C     Sugar 
1            Egg – large, room temperature
1 t          Vanilla extract 
1⁄2 C      Milk 
2 to 3     Peach – sliced (peeled or unpeeled)
1 pint     Blackberry
              Confectioners’ sugar – for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with baking spray. 
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cardamom. 
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter until it is a pale yellow.
  5. Add the sugar and continue beating until thoroughly mixed. Add the egg and vanilla.
  6. Add flour mixture, alternating with the milk, until well-mixed. 
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and add the peaches and blackberries, spreading evenly in a pretty design.
  8. Bake for 1 hour, or until golden brown and a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. 
  9. Let cool completely in pan.
  10. Remove sides and dust with confectioners’ sugar.
  11. Serve at room temperature.

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