Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Black Berry Cobbler

1 cup all- purpose flour

1 1/2 white sugar,divided

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons cold butter

1/4 cup boiling water

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 cup cold water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

4 cups fresh blackberries, rinsed and drained


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees (200 degrees C) line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

2.In a large bowl mix the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup boiling water just until mixture is evenly moist.

3. In a separate bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in cold water. Mix in the remaining 1 cup sugar, lemon juice and blackberries. Transfer to a cast iron skillet and bring to boil stirring frequently. Drop dough into the skillet by spoonfuls. Place skillet on the foil lined baking sheet.

4. Bake 25 minutes in a preheated oven until the dough is golden brown.

Top with your favorite topping. We like vanilla ice cream.