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Blackberry Cobbler

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“A very dear and sweet woman has handed this down through the years in a cook book only the few the "proud" and the Tigers have had the privilege to try. Thank you Louise for this recipe.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil over high heat in a medium saucepan.
  2. Combine 1 cup sugar and all purpose flour in a small bowl.
  3. Add to the boiling water. Boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Add blackberries; stir until evenly coated.
  5. Pour into a 2 quart baking dish.
  6. Dot with 2 tablespoons butter.
  7. Sprinkle with the cinnamon.
  8. Combine the self-rising flour and the 3 table spoons sugar in a medium bowl.
  9. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender or 2 forks until the mixture resembles course crumbs.
  10. Add the milk; stir until the mixture forms soft dough. **DO NOT OVER STIR**.
  11. Drop tablespoonfuls of dough over the blackberries.
  12. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  13. **NOTE: when using very sweet berries, you may decrease the 1 cup sugar to 2/3 cup.

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