Blueberry Dumplings

Fresh blueberries make these a real treat.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Mix blueberries, the 1/3 cup sugar, salt and water in medium saucepan; bring to a boil; simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Add lemon juice.
  3. Sift flour, the 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and the 1/4 teaspoon salt together; cut in butter until the consistency of coarse meal.
  4. Add milk all at once; stir just until flour is dampened.
  5. Drop from tablespoon into simmering blueberry mixture. Cover tightly; cook over low heat for 10 minutes without removing cover.

Yield: 6 servings