Monday, August 1, 2011

Blackberry Crumb Cake

Blackberry Crumb Cake
From Bake or Break

From Erin at Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

6 Tbls butter, melted
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs
10 oz blackberries

Preheat oven to 350.  Prepare a 8 inch square baking pan with butter and flour.

Whisk together melted butter, brown sugar and 1/4 tsp salt.  Add 1 cup flour and mix with a fork until it is moist.  Put in the refrigerator. 

Whisk together 3/4 cup flour, baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt.  Set aside.

Using mixer beat softened butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.  Add the eggs one at a time.  Beat well.  Add the flour mixture slowly. 

Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.  Sprinkle with blackberries.  Top with the chilled topping.  Bake 40-45 minutes.  Cool completely in the pan, then remove and cut into squares.