Blackberry Dumplings

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Registered: 04-01-2002
Blackberry Dumplings
Sun, 05-05-2013 - 1:41pm

Blackberry Dumplings

1 quart fresh or frozen blackberries, rinsed
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract

Dumplings
1 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2/3 cup milk

Mix berries, water, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 t salt and lemon in large, wide saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

For dumplings: Combine flour,1 T sugar, baking powder, 1/4 t salt, nutmeg and milk. Stir until mixed. Drop by TBS into berry mixture. Cover tightly and simmer 15 minutes.