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Strawberry Buckle

Strawberry Buckle is a delicious berry dessert for spring and summer! A soft and buttery cake that is just packed with seasonal berries, and topped with an easy to make cinnamon crumble.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time43 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, Strawberries
Servings: 6
Author: Lora


  • For the cake:
  • ¼ cup of butter softened
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup of milk *this time I used buttermilk instead and it was AMAZING
  • zest of lemon
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups of strawberries or blueberries, blackberries, a combo of them all even is great!
  • For the Crumble Topping:
  • cup of butter softened
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • cup of flour
  • ½ tsp of cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Butter and flour 9 inch square or round pan. In a small bowl, add the flour, zest, baking powder and salt and whisk the ingredients.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the milk and egg; mix well. Add the flour, lemon zest, baking powder, salt; mix well.
  • Fold the berries in by hand.
  • Mix topping ingredients until crumbly.
  • Spread cake batter in cake pan, sprinkle topping over batter and bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.