Sunday, December 23, 2007

Wild Blackberry Cobbler

Our wild organic blackberries are delicious raw, but when you are in the mood to share, try this easy cobbler. Remember blackberries are very fragile, so a gentle rinse in a colander is all they need for cleaning.
You will need: * 2 cups sugar * 1/3 cup butter *2 cups flour *2 teaspoons baking powder *1 teaspoon salt * 1 cup milk * 1 tbsp lemon juice * 2 cups blackberries *2 cups boiling water

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add lemon juice to milk. Set milk aside until it reaches room temperature. Mix butter and 1 3/4 cups sugar together until creamy. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Measure out 2 cups of sifted ingredients and add to butter mixture. Add milk and mix well. Pour the mixture into a long baking pan at least 2 inches deep. (13 x9 or 12 x 8). Carefully pour the blackberries evenly onto the top of the batter. Sprinkle
Cream 1 cup sugar with butter; add flour, baking powder, salt, and milk. Mix well; pour into 12 x 8 x 2 inch baking pan. Pour blackberries over batter; Sprinkle the rest of the sugar over the blackberries. Pour boiling water over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until golden brown. Delicious alone or with ice cream.