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2 cups blueberries
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup milk
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch baking dish
Sort through blueberries and remove any that have been damaged. Wash in colander; set aside to dry
With a mixer, cream shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla
In a separate bowl, blend together flour, salt, and baking powder. Reserve 1/4 cup
Add flour mixture into creamed mixture, 1 cup at a time and alternate with 1/2 cup milk until blended
Flour blueberries with the remaining 1/4 cup of flour. Fold floured blueberries and any excess flour into batter. Pour into greased baking dish.
Bake for 30 minutes. Test with a toothpick to make sure center is done.