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Fruit or Berry Cobbler Recipe

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Helen Itle
Added: Saturday, January 24, 2009


Fruit or berry layer:

6 c. fruit or berries
1 1/2 c. sugar
4 T. flour
2 T. butter

Cobbler layer:

2 c. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
4 T. sugar
2/3 c. shortening
1/2 c. milk
2 eggs

Fruit layer: Place fruit in 9 x 13" pan. Mix flour and sugar together (add 1 tsp. cinnamon if desired). Sprinkle over fruit. Dot with butter.
Cobbler layer: Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar together in large bowl. Add shortening and blend by hand. Stir milk and eggs into dry ingredients with a fork. Drop by tablespoon (or more) onto fruit. Bake at 350 40 - 45 minutes until browned.

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Editor's note: This is a favorite as it was also submitted by others in the Itle family just in case Aunt Helen hadn't done so.




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