Pies, Cobblers, and Crisps
August 13, 2015
A perfect choice for the Fourth of July! Tradition at its finest
2 Tbsp. Cornstarch
1 1/2 cup Sugar
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
4 cup Blackberries, picked over, rinsed & drained well
1 cup Flour
1 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
6 Tbsp. Unsalted butter, cold, cut into bits
Vanilla ice cream
1In a large bowl, stir together the cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water until cornstarch is completely dissolved.
2Add 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, and blackberries, and combine the mixture gently but thoroughly.
3Transfer to an 8-inch cast-iron skillet.
4In a bowl, combine well the flour, remaining sugar, baking powder, and salt. Blend in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
5Add 1/4 cup boiling water and stir the mixture until it just forms a dough.
6Bring the blackberry mixture to a boil on top of the stove, stirring.
7Drop spoonfuls of the dough carefully onto the boiling mixture.
8Bake the cobbler on a foil lined baking sheet in the middle of a preheated 400F. oven for 20-25 minutes or until the topping is golden.
9Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
www.justberryrecipes.com, which has lots of blackberry and raspberry recipes.
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