Desserts

Homemade Blueberry Slump

By Yankee Magazine

Dec 13 2007

So simple, so good. This recipe for homemade blueberry slump —  a fruit dessert that has “dumpling” dough dropped onto it and baked — works well with fresh or frozen berries..

Yield:

Serves 6-8.

Ingredients

1 quart blueberries
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Baking Powder Dumplings (recipe follows)

Instructions

Wash and clean blueberries. Add sugar and nutmeg. Cover with water and let come to rolling boil. Reduce heat, add dumplings, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve hot.

Baking Powder Dumplings

Ingredients

2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons shortening
1/2 cup milk

Instructions

Mix all ingredients together and drop into blueberry mixture.