Scrumptious Sunday collides with Watchin' What We Eat Wednesday - Picnic Edition


Watchin' What We Eat Wednesday hosted by Lorie at Honey I Shrank Myself
It is National Blueberry Month!
My great aunt Louise made this for me every 4th of July when the family would land on their doorstep for a pool party, BBQ and fireworks.
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
Juice of one lemon
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 cups fresh blueberries, washed
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 Jumbo egg
1/2 cup whole milk
1 stick butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease 9 inch baking dish.
  • stir together water, lemon juice, cornstarch and 1/2 of sugar in a small saucepan.
  • Add blueberries.
  • Bring to a slow simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and remaining sugar.
  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together egg, milk, butter and vanilla until well blended.
  • Add the flour mixture into the egg mixture and blend quickly until just combined.
  • Spread evenly in pan.
  • Top with blueberry mixture evenly.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and top is golden.
  • Top with lemon sauce and serve.
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour+
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Mix together the flour, sugar and salt. Add the water and beat vigorously. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice and butter. Cook 2 more minutes. If too thin sprinkle in a bit more Wondra flour until desired consistency is reached.


Anonymous said...

Oh my word!! That sounds so good! Also perfect for the 4th with the blue color!

Betsy said...

Sounds good, don't know that I would label that "healthy" (because I would eat half of it), but is sounds really good! :)

Anonymous said...

we were thinking alike, blueberries...yummy!!

Mercedes said...

WOW! How did I miss this post-lol! We are going opposite here-Blueberry cake with lemon sauce-yummy!