Jamallah's StoryNow I like the strange and unusual when it comes to things. And when I read this recipe, I had to do a double take cause I was wondering to myself, "What the hell is a blackberry doobie?",lol. But this is another good recipe from Mrs. LaBelle. You can use blueberries or a combo of berries but not strawberries. Plus you can also use frozen berries as well with this recipe.
fresh blackberries or blueberries
butter, cut into pieces (1/2 stick)
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cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water
self rising flour
1In a deep 12 inch skillet, toss the berries,sugar,water and butter. Bring to a simmer over medium heat,stirring often. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the dissolved cornstarch and cook until the juices thicken, about 1 minute.
2Meanwhile,make the dumplings: In a medium bowl, mix the flour and sugar. Add the shortening. Using a fork or a pastry blender,cut the shortening into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Using a fork, stir in the milk. Using a scant tbsp of dough for each dumpling, roll into 24 balls and place on a baking sheet.
3Drop the dumplings into the simmering berries. Cover tightly and cook until the dumplings are cooked through, about 20 minutes. Serve hot, spooned into individual bowls.
Karen Smith smilin - Sep 10, 2010
When I seen Doobie, to be honest my mind went in a different direction... bad Karen tsk tsk. I love blackberries, think thats how I will make this.
Jamallah Bergman pmyodb1 - Sep 10, 2010
lmao Karen, I was thinking the exact same thing so don't worry,lmao,you weren't the only one!
Alison Voyvodich avoyvodich - Sep 11, 2010
This sounds really interesting and I can't wait to try it, thanks for sharing.
sylvia floyd specialocakesion - Mar 22, 2013
my mom made this when we were children, though not a baker, she could make the best cobblers, and doobies, so happy to find this site and this recipe
Maria B Alphagirl11 - May 7, 2013
I can't wait to try this recipe. It is similiar to the doobies my mother used to make when I was a little girl, except she used fresh mulberries my sister and I picked from the tree.