Blackberry Cobbler

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

From Cracker Barrel's Old Fashioned Country Cooking.

serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    self rising flour, sifted
  • 4 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 4 c
    blackberries
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    butter
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a bowl cut half of the shortening into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • 2
    Cut in the remaining shortening until the particles resemble large peas.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with water and stir with a fork.
  • 4
    Shape into a ball and wrap in waxed paper.
  • 5
    Let the dough rest.
  • 6
    Reserve 2 tablespoons of sugar for the topping and combine the remaining sugar and cornstarch thoroughly.
  • 7
    Add the fruit and lemon juice.
  • 8
    Divide the dough in half and roll out in sections to fit a 2-quart dish, lining the bottom and sides.
  • 9
    Pour the blackberries into the pastry lined dish.
  • 10
    Dot with butter, reserving 2 tablespoons for the top.
  • 11
    Bring the pastry over the fruit and dot with the remaining sugar and butter.
  • 12
    Bake at 375F for 55 minutes.

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