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Ingredients

3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup of sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
1-3/4 cups sifted flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon flour

Instructions

Cream softened butter and sugar; add milk and egg. Beat until smooth. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix until moistened. Toss blueberries with flour and fold into batter. Fill a well-greased and floured 9x9-inch square pan with mixture and bake at 400 degrees for 32-35 min, until a toothpick comes out clean. If top begins to darken, cover with foil the last 5 minutes to prevent burning.

Stephanie Willcox
Moline



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