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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup blueberries
Topping:
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Sift all dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening until it is like a course meal. Blend in egg, milk and vanilla. Stir just enough to mix well. Add blueberries. Mix together topping ingredients. Put in buttered 8x8-inch pan, alternating batter and topping. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

Topping:

Mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Blend in melted butter and chopped nuts.

Tammi Harroun
Taylor Ridge




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