Blackberries, Dumplings & Ice Cream

This is one of my favorite desserts:

For the blackberries:

Mix in a heavy pan or dutch oven and bring to boil:

  • 1 12 oz bag of frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • sprinkling of salt to taste
  • orange or lemon extract (several drops)

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For the dumplings:

Mix together:

  • 2/3 cup Bisquick (or whatever brand of biscuit/pancake mix stuff)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • REAL grated nutmeg 1/8 tsp or so…I don’t measure.    REAL means get an actual nutmeg and grate it.

Then:

  • Quickly stir in 3 TB milk (or so) to dumpling or wet biscuit dough consistency.

Then:

  • Drop by teaspoonful into the bubbling blackberry mix.
  • Cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes or until the dumplings are done (when you stick in a toothpick and it comes out clean.)

Serve with vanilla ice cream.

Oh my goodness, it’s good.

The above is enough for two generous servings.

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About katiekind

Enjoying the second half of life. I have three sons who are the apples of my eye and a wonderful husband of 35 years--those are the important things. Long ago, out of the blue, I became a Christian. It was something I never planned on, but what joy it has been. I do website development and I like to read and garden and paint and I love beauty and truth.
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2 Responses to Blackberries, Dumplings & Ice Cream

  1. thatmom says:

    Oh my! Just added blackberries to my grocery list! :)

  2. kara says:

    Oh wow. I’ll be trying this!

    (Though no blackberries are as good as the ones we picked at the pond :) )

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