Ruth Hawhee's Gooseberry Cobbler

“Berry Patch Farm Recipe (Nevada, IA)”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
9
YIELD:
9 pieces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. preheat oven to 350.
  2. prepare (wash, pick and sort through) about 1 quart of gooseberries and place in a 9" X9" pan.
  3. Spread out over the top of the berries 1 cup of sugar and a sprinkle of water (approx. 1 teaspoon).
  4. Then cream together 1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup shortening.
  5. Add the following to the creamed sugar/shortening to make a batter (which will be thick) 1 egg, 3/4 cup milk,1 3/4 cup flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix this together and spread batter over the berries in the pan.
  6. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees. Serve while warm. This is a shortbread type crust and is well suited to serve with ice cream or with cream poured over the dessert.

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