2 cups raspberries, or chopped peeled apples, apricots, peaches, or pineapples
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 C sugar
3 Tbsp cornstarch
1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1/2 C sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground mace
1/2 C margarine or butter
1 slightly beaten egg
1/2 C milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 C sugar
1/4 C all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp margarine or butter
1/4 C chopped walnuts
In a medium saucepan, combine fruit and 1/2 cup water. Simmer, covered for 5 minutes or until fruit is tender.
Stir in lemon juice. Mix the 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch; stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir till thickened. Cool.
In a mixing bowl stir together 1 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, mace and 1/4 tsp salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter till mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Combine egg, milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture, mixing until blended. Spread half the batter in a greased 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
Spread the cooled fruit over batter. Spread remaining batter over fruit.
Combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup flour; cut in 2 tablespoons butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts. Sprinkle nut mixture over batter in pan.
Bake at 350º for 40 to 45 minutes or till done. Cool.