1 Stick Butter, Melted
1 1/4 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Self-Rising Flour
1 Cup Milk
2 Cups Blackberries (frozen or fresh)
Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Butter a pie plate or bake pan.
Stir together 1 cup of the sugar and the flour into a mixing bowl.
Add the milk, whisking until combined.
Gently whisk in the butter until smooth.
Pour the batter into the buttered pan.
Sprinkle the blackberries over the top of the batter, distributing them evenly.
Bake for 1 hour, or until golden brown.
Serve with whipped cream and ice cream.
For the Berries
1 Quart Berries
2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups Water
½ Stick Butter
1 tsp Vanilla
For the Dumplings
½ Cup Flour
½ Cup Sugar
¼ tsp Salt
2 Tbsp Crisco
2 tsp Baking Powder
Wash berries. Cook berries with sugar and water on medium heat for 45 minutes.
Mix dry ingredients for dumplings; add egg and enough water to make a soft dough. Roll thin and cut into 1 inch squares. Drop on top of cooking berries cover and cook gently 10 to 12 minutes. Continue until all dumplings are cooked. As dumplings are cooked, remove from berries and place on a large platter. After all dumplings are cooked, add margarine and vanilla to berries and pour over dumplings. Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream and Redi Whip.