Disney Recipe: Berry Buckle Recipe From EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

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Berry Buckle

Have you ever attended the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival? If so, have you ever tried the famous Berry Buckle dessert from The Berry Basket? Well, you can now bring some Disney flavors into your own home, thanks to this recipe!

We have an easy to follow copy cat recipe perfect to satisfy those cravings. You can pair this dessert recipe with a glass of wine or just enjoy on its own! Check it out below.

Berry Buckle
Credit: Disney

Ingredients

Berry Compote

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup frozen blackberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/2cup frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 2 cup quartered fresh strawberries, divided
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

Oatmeal Streusel

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Cake

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping

  • Strawberry ice cream (or if you prefer, you can use vanilla ice cream instead).
Epcot Flower Garden
Credit: ITM Reporter Kelly Coffey

Instructions

For Berry Compote

  1. Combine lemon juice, orange juice, sugar, and cornstarch in a large bowl. Add thawed blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and 1 cup of the fresh strawberries. Puree using an immersion blender until smooth.
  2. Gently fold in the fresh blueberries and remaining 1 cup of strawberries.
  3. Set aside.

For Oatmeal Streusel

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. Mix all-purpose flour, cinnamon, brown sugar, and oatmeal in a medium bowl. Pour melted butter over dry ingredients and mix until wet.
  3. Sprinkle on prepared baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes. Cool for 20 minutes and crumble.

For Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray eight 8-ounce ramekins with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment until fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time, making sure to scrape the sides of the mixer.
  5. Add 1/2 of the flour mixture, and half of the milk, mixing well. Add remaining flour and milk. Mix in vanilla.

To Serve

  1. Place 1/3 cup of cake batter in the bottom of each prepared ramekin. Top with 1/3 cup of berry compote.
  2. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until cake is set.
  3. Cool for 5 minutes. Turn warm berry buckles onto a plate. Top with oatmeal streusel and strawberry ice cream (or vanilla ice cream if you prefer).
Epcot Ball during Epcot Flower Garden
Credit: ITM Reporter Kelly Coffey

Other At Home Disney Recipes

And if you are looking for other fun, make at home Disney treats or dessert recipes, be sure to check out some of our other easy to follow recipes:

Will you be making this copy cat Berry Buckle dessert in your home? Let us know in the comments.

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