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blackberry buckle served

Blackberry Buckle

Servings 8 people


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 2 cups blackberries
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Put butter in a 10-12" cast iron skillet or similar size baking dish in oven to allow butter to melt.
    butter melting in skillet
  • Place blackberries in medium bowl, sprinkle with the 1 tbsp of sugar and gently stir to mix. Set aside.
    blackberries in bowl
  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir in milk until fully incorporated, do not over mix. A few lumps are ok.
    batter in bowl
  • Once oven is heated and butter is melted, remove skillet from oven. Pour batter mix into the center of the skillet/baking dish, letting it flow to the outer edges. Use spoon to gently even out the distribution of batter as needed.
    batter in pan
  • Spoon blackberries over top of batter, leaving a ring of batter around the outside edge.
    berries in batter
  • Bake about 40-50 minutes, check after 35 minutes. It should be firm, not wet looking, but spongy to the touch. If not, check every 5 minutes until desired doneness.
    buckle out of oven