all purpose flour
chilled butter or margarine,cubed
cold soda water
berries [blueberries,,raspberries,gooseberries ,etc]
1Cut 1/4 lb butter into flour and 1 1/2 tbsp sugar;Slowly add soda water,mixing with fork.Press dough mixture into a 4 inch circle ;wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
2On a flour surface ,roll out to fit a 9 inch round or 11x7 inch baking dish allowing a 2 inch overhang.Pour berries into crust.Spinkle 1 cup of sugar over fruit ,dot with4 tbsp of butter.Drizzle bourbon over fruit.
3Fold edges of crust over fruit ,leaving center open .Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired.Bake in a 425 oven for 45 minutes.serve at room temperature with vanilla cream sause.Makes 6 to 8 servings
4VANILLA CREAM SAUCE , = 3 tbsp sugar,1 tbsp.cornstarch,1 cup milk,1egg yolk,beaten,1 tsp.real vanilla,1/2 cup heavy cream. Combine suger and cornstarch in a saucepan;add milk,cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens .Beat a small amount into egg yolk ;stir into hot mixture ,cook and stirr one minute.Add vanilla;chill. Whip cream and fold into cooled pudding.