Sunday, January 27, 2013

Weekend Roundup

This weekend Chris' uncle came into town to help us finish our basement - we're beyond lucky to have family who offer to help us with projects. We've been working full days throughout the weekend and things are really coming together!

Since we got started early on Saturday morning, I figured it was the perfect opportunity to whip up a recipe I found on Pinterest... Blueberry Crumb Cake!

This recipe turned out so good! I definitely recommend making this one weekend - the top was crumby and the cake was really moist - perfect combo.

Blueberry Buckle Recipe from Jules Food
1/4 c. butter softened
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 c. sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c. milk
2 c. fresh blueberries

Cream together the butter and 3/4 c. sugar. blend egg into creamed mixture. in another bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture alternating with milk. Gently fold in blueberries. Pour into greased 8 x 8 square pan. Sprinkle with crumb topping (recipe below). Bake @ 375 for 40-45 minutes.

Crumb Topping
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/3 c. flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 c. butter, cold..diced small to "cut" into crumble.

In a small bowl mix together sugar, flour and cinnamon. with a pastry blender cut the butter into sugar mixture until mixture resembles coarse meal.

I'll share photos of the basement later this week - we've definitely had to overcome A LOT of obstacles. You can tell our home's previous owners definitely had no intentions of finishing the basement so framing and planning the rooms took some extra thought. Chris' uncle has been awesome to have through the process!


  1. omg that looks amazing! im def going to try it sometime!

    1. You need to! I'm not ashamed I bought more blueberries just so I could make another batch! I took some to our friends who just bought a house down the street from us and it didn't last long!

  2. Yum! I love making a good breakfast on the weekend :)

    1. Me too! Usually I only have time for a big cup of coffee and maybe some cereal if I'm lucky!

  3. That looks amazing! Lately I've been on a sweet breakfast kick and this sounds perfect.