Sunday, April 17, 2016

Blackberry Dumplings

What You'll Need

  • one qt Fresh or frozen (loose-pack) blackberries
  • one c Plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • one 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • two ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 c Milk Cream or whipped cream, optional
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 ts Lemon extract

How to Make It

  • In a Dutch oven, combine the blackberries, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and lemon
  • extract. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a
  • mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg and remaining sugar and salt.
  • Add milk; stir just until mixed. (Dough will be very thick.) Drop by tablespoonfuls
  • into six mounds onto hot blackberry mixture cover tightly and simmer for 15
  • minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a dumpling comes out clean. Spoon in-to
  • serving dishes. Serve with cream or whipped cream if desired.

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