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Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake

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I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma’s house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

The holidays are such an incredible time of year but they can also be a little sad for some. Someone who’s alone or has lost a loved one could feel that the holidays aren’t like they used to be and that’s completely valid. However, the older I’ve gotten the more I’ve been able to learn from others that there are things we can do to feel joy no matter our circumstances.

Did you know that a raspberry is the favorite berry? ohsweetbasil.com

This post has been a long time coming but when Driscoll’s shared with us this cool graphic about how raspberries are the favorite berry and actually brings people joy we felt so inspired to talk about this tender subject, loneliness.

Are Raspberries Good for You?

Red Raspberries contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin and gallic acid that fight against cancer, heart and circulatory disease and age-related decline.

They are high in ellagic acid, a known chemopreventative, and have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

I’m sure if you think about it there’s probably someone in your life, in your neighborhood or school who doesn’t have a family or friends to gather with at the holidays. Gosh, it breaks our hearts. My parents really were so mindful of others growing up. We often spent Monday’s being secret Santa’s, visiting the lonely and inviting others to be part of our Thanksgiving or Christmas festivities. As a kid I didn’t always love it having people I didn’t know over, but boy do I appreciate it now.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

I’m striving to find simple ways to bring joy to my family, friends and community members and one thing that works is making an old family favorite recipe like a cinnamon raspberry buckle cake that Grandma used to make, throw in that all time favorite berry, Driscoll’s Raspberries and then stopping by to give it to someone. Or heck, even just making it with the kids and then immediately eating it instead of making them wait for a specific time.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

I’m telling you, your holiday season will be the best it’s ever been if you just search for a chance to bring someone joy in such a simple way.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

When you’re making this cake you’ll find that a pastry cutter will be your best friend. We use it all the time for pies, crisps, crumb cakes and so much more so it’s one of those kitchen tools that if you don’t have it already you really should get one.

What is a Pastry Cutter?

A pastry blender is a cooking utensil used to mix a hard fat into flour in order to make pastries.

The tool is usually made of narrow metal strips or wires attached to a handle, and is used by pressing down on the items to be mixed.

If you don’t have a pastry blender, alternatives include:
  • Using two knives, criss-crossed, to slowly cut the butter up with the flour mixture in a scissors-like motion.
  • Pressing with the back of a fork.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

We’ve had quite a few as I used to just grab a cheap one, or one that looked good which I’ve learned was a mistake. This Pastry Cutter is our absolute favorite because it isn’t expensive, and it’s the best quality we’ve had. Seriously worth it.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

The only other important thing to remember is that cake likes to barely be touched. Fold in the ingredients and then stop just when it comes together. There’s something so satisfying about mixing that I am always tempted to keep stirring away, but you must resist.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

Tell me, have you ever been the one to receive when you needed it most? I know we have in many ways and I hope, in fact I desperately pray that we will never forget that and always choose to look for the lost lamb that needs to be brought back to the fold.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

Want to learn more? Check out the share the berry joy page then head to the store to get everything you need for this cinnamon raspberry buckle cake.

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake

I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake. ohsweetbasil.com

Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
I love finding old fashioned, favorite family recipes that you may have grown up eating at Grandma's house, like this Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons Butter unsalted
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour- unbleached
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 2 Teaspoons Orange Zest
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3-4 Cups Driscoll's Raspberries
  • Nonstick spray

For the Crumble

  • 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter
  • 3 Tablespoons White Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • pinch of salt

Garnish

  • 3 Teaspoons Sugar for garnish
  • 1 Cup Raspberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray an 8" springform pan with nonstick spray.
  • Sprinkle in about 1-2 Tablespoons of flour and turn and tap the pan in circles in order to coat the entire bottom and sides with flour.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and baking powder.
  • Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, make the crumb topping by using our favorite pastry cutter or two forks to cut the butter into the flour, sugars and salt.
  • Set aside.
  • In a bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter until smooth.
  • Add the sugar and mix until just combined.
  • With the mixer running on low, add the eggs, one at a time, mixing until smooth.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer.
  • Fold the flour into the mixture until it is halfway mixed in.
  • Gently fold in the raspberries and spoon into the pan.
  • Sprinkle liberally with the crumb topping and bake at 350 for 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Immediately remove from the oven and sprinkle with the sugar.
  • Serve warm or room temperature with extra berries on top.
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Raspberry Buckle Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 94mg4%
Potassium 156mg4%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 322IU6%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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  • Oh my goodness! That raspberry buckle cake sounds amazing! Sent the recipe to my fiancee as she is the baker between the two of us!

    Thanks for posting Marianne! Cheers!

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  • Can’t wait to try the buckle cake, however on the print out of the recipe, the picture of the berry white yogurt cake appears.

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    • Oh thank you! Sometimes it grabs an image.

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