- Combine 3/4 cup sugar, shortening and egg in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Beat in milk and vanilla. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt; fold in berries. Pout into greased and floured 9x9 inch baking pan. Combine 1/3 cup sugar and melted margarine or butter; sprinkle evenly over batter. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean (45-50 minutes). Cool on wire rack. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature.
If using frozen berries, do not thaw.