BLACKBERRY SLUMP

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

I found this old-fashioned recipe in Good Old Days magazine awhile back and thought it sounded like great comfort food. A quick dessert when you're short on time.
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Serves:

3 to 4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
blackberries
1-1/4 c
water
1 tsp
grated lemon zest
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
3/4 c
sugar

DUMPLINGS:

1 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan with a lid, combine blackberries, water, lemon zest, lemon juice and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
2
Meanwhile, blend flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Using your hands or a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk and mix until ingredients are just moistened. Do not overmix.
3
Drop 6 equal spoonfuls of dough into simmering berry sauce. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until dumplings are done. DO NOT lift the lid.
4
Spoon dumplings and sauce into serving bowls and serve hot.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian