I don't know why my experience with this was so much different than most others, but for me this was a total flop on a number of fronts, some I should have anticipated. First, with a glass baking dish as this recipe calls for, the heat is too high - it should be reduced by 25 degrees to 350 degrees. Second, I am quite familar with buckles so I know the batter is thick - but this was even thicker than most, sticky, and difficult to spread. Third, for this size pan two pints of fruit is too much. Were I to make this again (and I'm sure I won't) I would either use half as much fruit, a pan with taller sides, or a larger pan altogether. I don't know if my pints are larger than others' pints, but this overflowed the pan and made a mess in my oven. (The bright side of that is that my oven got cleaned afterward) Finally, the baking time is off, particularly if you're using a glass pan - start checking this at 50 minutes, 25 minutes less than what the recipe states! Finally, the topping, which I assumed would be a streusel, is greasy, even to the touch, and unattractive. I was curious, so after this debacle I checked other, similar, recipes and sure enough, the butter should be HALF the amount called for! This was a disaster but sort of an ugly duckling (I'm wondering if this is why the only picture posted for this to date is by AllRecipes!) because it did taste good. This has potential if you care to work with it, but as written, with no changes, this is a very weak two stars.
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I don't know why my experience with this was so much different than most others, but for me...