Delicious, old-fashioned dessert made with fresh-picked blackberries or dewberries.
butter or margarine
. baking powder
Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
In 9 x 13 glass baking dish add 2 T butter, put dish in oven and melt the butter, while you make the berry filling below.
In saucepan, mix and heat the berries, water, sugar, and butter or margarine.
Add 2 T flour to thicken.
Simmer on low heat, until desired thickness. Do not scorch.
In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour and baking powder.
Add the sugar and milk.
Mix well and pour into the baking dish that has 2 T butter or margarine already melted in it. Pour berry filling gently over the entire surface. DO NOT STIR.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until crust on top is golden brown.
This old-fashioned southern dessert is best served warm, topped with a little vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
© Capt. Wendy Wilson Billiot, BayouWoman.com