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blackberry slump

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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. 10-30-15

(1 rating)
yield 3 to 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blackberry slump

  • 3 c
  • 1-1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c

How To Make blackberry slump

  • 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.