blackberries (picked through, rinsed & drained)
2Cut butter into several thick chunks and place in a 9X13 baking dish. Place dish in oven to melt butter.
3In a large bowl combine cornstarch and cold water. Add blackberries and 1 cup of sugar. Let stand about 20 minutes or until a natural syrup forms.
4In a separate bowl, mix together remaining 2 cups of sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, and milk. The batter will be slightly lumpy.
5Pour batter on top of melted butter in baking pan. DO NOT mix batter and butter together.
6Spoon blackberries and syrup onto batter. Once again Do Not mix together.
7Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until dough rises and is golden brown.
8Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
Originally Posted: Sun, Sep 19, 2010