For the length of our Heirloom Blueberry recipe contest, Madeline Finnerty entered this heirloom recipe and story. The story at the abet of this yummy cake is a fond reminiscence of the summers her dad and mom spent on Cape Cod the place blueberries were always shut to. The couple came about to fulfill on the cape while her father became as soon as stationed there with the US Military, and her mother became as soon as attending a summer season college for lecturers in Hyannis. When they were married the Cape grew to turn into their commute inform, the place they first realized the recipe from Mrs. Oscar Mackey. Mrs. Mackey shared the recipe with Madeline’s mother, and for years she willing the cake as a dessert with lemon sauce for the length of the blueberry season. The cake is a easy pleasure sure to map memories. Recipe by Carole Murko
- 2 1/2 cup sifted flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg unbeaten
- 2 cups blueberries
- There are no longer any directions for assembling, nevertheless I would cream the shortening and the sugar, add the milk and egg after which the dry substances.
- The baking dish my mother primitive became as soon as a pyrex 9″ x 13″ pan.
- Bake at 350° for forty five minutes. Sprinkle with sugar earlier than baking.