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Blueberry Crumb Bars

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Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Method

Blueberry Crumb Bars 11 Steps

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish (line with parchment and butter parchment if you'd like to lift them out easier), set aside. 

  • Step 2

    In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt

  • Step 3

    In a small mixing bowl, whisk together egg and vanilla

  • Step 4

    Add egg mixture and cold butter cubes to flour mixture and using a fork or a pastry cutter, cut mixture together until it resembles coarse crumbs. 

  • Step 5

    Press 1/2 of the mixture evenly into prepared baking dish.

  • Step 6

    In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and cornstarch, stir in lemon juice

  • Step 7

    Add blueberries then toss mixture to evenly coat, pour and spread coated blueberries evenly over crust in baking dish. 

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over berry layer. 

  • Step 9

    Bake in preheated oven for about 38 - 42 minutes until top is golden brown.  

  • Step 10

    Allow to cool for 20-30 minutes before cutting into squares.

  • Step 11

    Store cooled bars in an airtight container in refrigerator (rewarm in microwave for 10-15 seconds if desired).

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Blueberry Crumb Bars

Easy

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Nadia Boachie
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Nadia Boachie

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Yields:

Serves 15

Prep Time:

0 hours 20 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 40 mins

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Ingredients

Blueberry Crumb Bars

  • 3 cups (390 grams) all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) brown sugar, packed

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup (226 grams) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes

Filling

  • 1 tablespoon (9 grams) cornstarch

  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated sugar

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (22 mL) lemon juice

  • 4 cups (538 grams) fresh blueberries, at room temperature

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Method

Blueberry Crumb Bars 11 Steps

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish (line with parchment and butter parchment if you'd like to lift them out easier), set aside. 

  • Step 2

    In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt

  • Step 3

    In a small mixing bowl, whisk together egg and vanilla

  • Step 4

    Add egg mixture and cold butter cubes to flour mixture and using a fork or a pastry cutter, cut mixture together until it resembles coarse crumbs. 

  • Step 5

    Press 1/2 of the mixture evenly into prepared baking dish.

  • Step 6

    In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and cornstarch, stir in lemon juice

  • Step 7

    Add blueberries then toss mixture to evenly coat, pour and spread coated blueberries evenly over crust in baking dish. 

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over berry layer. 

  • Step 9

    Bake in preheated oven for about 38 - 42 minutes until top is golden brown.  

  • Step 10

    Allow to cool for 20-30 minutes before cutting into squares.

  • Step 11

    Store cooled bars in an airtight container in refrigerator (rewarm in microwave for 10-15 seconds if desired).

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Baking At Home

Blueberry Crumb Bars