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Vegan and Healthier Blueberry Buckle Made with Whole Wheat Flour Recipe @SpicieFoodie | #vegan #blueberries #dessert

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Vegan and Healthier Blueberry Buckle Made with Whole Wheat Flour Recipe @SpicieFoodie | #vegan #blueberries #dessert

Last week I made my first blueberry buckle and it tasted awesome, thanks to a great recipe from Vegetarian Times magazine. I was amazed that even though it’s a vegan recipe, it was moist, sweet and fantastic tasting! Below is the recipe so you can taste it, maybe even this weekend with some vanilla ice cream on the side — yum!


5.0 from 2 reviews
Blueberry Buckle Made with Whole Wheat Flour
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A vegan and old fashion blueberry buckle recipes. Made extra healthy with the use of whole wheat flour.
Recipe type: Desserts, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Streusel Ingredients:
  • ¾ cup whole-wheat pastry flour or spelt flour (I used spelt)
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 to 6 Tbs. canola oil (I used a light tasting olive oil, but sunflower good work too.)
Cake Ingredients:
  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour or spelt flour (I used wholewheat)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch springform pan and wrap bottom with foil.
  2. To make Streusel: Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt in bowl. Stir in oil 1 Tbs. at a time until mixture looks crumbly.
  3. To make Cake: Sift flours and baking powder into bowl. Whisk syrup, oil, vanilla, and salt in second bowl.
  4. Stir syrup mixture into flour mixture. Fold in berries.
  5. Spread batter in prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel over top. Bake 1 hour 10 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes on wire rack. Cool 15 minutes, unmold, and serve.
This recipe comes from Vegetarian Times magazine and the it can be found on their website here,


Vegan and Healthier Blueberry Buckle Made with Whole Wheat Flour Recipe @SpicieFoodie | #vegan #blueberries #dessert

We loved this dessert so much that we also ate if for breakfast, and definitely one to bake again.


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  1. says

    A wonderful treat! This healthy buckle must taste delicious.

    Now I use Feedly to follow my favorite blogs.



  2. says

    Does that look decadent or what?
    I joined by Email and went to Bloglovin they said I am following already:)
    Don’t want to miss you..I hope we all find each other in the end of this maze..there are so many concerns me.:(

  3. says

    More and more of our friends are vegans and finally I can offer them a delicious treat!
    Great recipe, thank you Nancy.
    And not to forget-beautiful pictures :)

  4. says

    I haven’t had Blueberry Buckle in years but always loved it. I like your version with whole wheat flour. I’ll have to try it.

    As for subscribing, I signed up for Feedly but I’ve noticed others also use BlogLovin. Do you only subscribe to one or is it best to subscribe to both, or does it matter?

    • says

      You should Vicki, it adds another nuttiness to it that’s great! Next time I’ll try the full spelt version.

      Only one should suffice, as you should be able to import all of the blog’s you read into either. I’m using bloglovin’ and will only use that or email subscriptions.

  5. says

    That looks delicious and I would eat it for breakfast too. The Italians are great at eating cake first thing in the morning. Maybe they know a thing or two we don’t.

  6. says

    I’m posting the same thing on my blog tomorrow. :) I’m sad to see Google Reader going away! I think I might have to make this with some of the blackberries I’m growing right now. It looks delicious!

    • says

      Good for you Kiersten, we wouldn’t want to loss any of our readers. It’s a bummer and now I hope they don’t do away with Feeburner next — can you imagine? Thanks, I hope you bake some buckle soon.

  7. says

    G’day! Is only brekkie, true!
    Could go for one or two of your buckles now …looks YUM too!
    Thanks for explaining in words and photos re the updates!
    Cheers! Joanne

  8. says

    This blueberry cake looks SO moist and SO delicious! I’m sure it is quite healthy, but based on the fact that I would not be able to stop eating it, I definitely would consume some calories. :) Well, you know I’m following you. It’s amazing how many ways there are! How does one keep up with it all?

    • says

      It was so moist and the flavour was incredible. Haha, yeah that was my problem too.:) It’s all very time consuming, like a job all to itself, lol! Thanks MJ, I’m following you in many if not all those places too.

  9. says

    what a gorgeous recipe!!!
    YUM, I would love a big slice right now!!
    I have followed you on blog lovin… plus on google+ so I should be fine now :)
    Thanks for the heads up :)

  10. says

    A gorgeous vegan egg free blueberry cake. Some people here in India would go crazy for it since it is vegan and I bet I would love it as much, if not even more, then a regular cake.
    I am following you via feedly so I won’t miss a post but I thought I d join finally bloglovin too so I found your just a few hours earlier there. =)

  11. says

    I love it when you share your healthier baked recipes and this one looks so very good! I think I follow you everywhere but I have to say that the Bloglovin’ is a great way to follow my favorite blogs and I don’t think Google reader will be missed ;-)

    • says

      Thank you so much Patty, that’s a great compliment coming from you.:) I agree and have already gotten quite used to bloglovin’. Have a great weekend!!

  12. says

    Great minds! I just posted a blueberry buckle recipe, too. Yours looks terrific! Isn’t this a wonderful dish? So flavorful – a real favorite of mine. Good stuff – thanks.


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