Blueberry Cake Bars
Recipe type: High Altitude Baking
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • ⅔ cup buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • TOPPING:
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease a 9 x 13" pan.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Add the lemon zest, buttermilk, melted butter, egg, and vanilla.
  5. Gently mix with a spatula until the batter just comes together. It will be thick and slightly tacky.
  6. Spread the batter into the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  7. Sprinkle the blueberries on top.
  8. Make the topping by mixing the sugar, flour, and melted butter together until crumbly.
  9. Sprinkle the topping over the blueberries.
  10. Bake the blueberry bars for about 40 minutes, or until the edges are a light golden brown and the center feels firm and springy.
Recipe by High Altitude Bakes at https://highaltitudebakes.com/fruit-desserts/2014/05/19/blueberry-cake-bars/