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Berry Cobbler Recipe

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This recipe for Berry Cobbler, by , is from The Zuelke Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Inarose Zuelke
Added: Saturday, February 10, 2007


2/3 c. sugar
1 T. cornstarch
1 c. boiling water
3 c. fruit and juice
1 c. flour
1 T. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 T. vegetable shortening
1/3 c. milk

Mix together 2/3 cup sugar (may add up to 1/3 cup more sugar depending on natural sweetness of the berries) and cornstarch. Stir in 1 cup boiling water. Boil for one minute. Add 3 cups of fruit and juice. Pour into 10x6x2 pan. Dot with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon.
BATTER: Cut shortening into flour which has been mixed with sugar, baking powder and salt. Add 1/3 to 1/2 cup milk. Drop by spoonfuls on top of berry mixture. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Probably any berries can be used but, of course, the best are blackberries hand-picked along Carnahan St. at the beach. What a reward for all those scratches and berry-stained hands! Boysenberries are the preferred second choice.




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