Saturday, April 4, 2009

Warm Berries & Dumplings

This dessert is about as delicious and simple as they come. Truly amazing. Truly satisfying. Truly leaving you feel like one serving is not enough.


1 pound frozen mixed berries
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
6 tablespoons sugar, divided
1/4 cup water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1. In a medium (9- to 10-inch) skillet, cook berries lemon juice, 4 tablespoons sugar, and 1/4 cup water over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 11 to 13 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, and cinnamon. Add melted butter and buttermilk and stir until a moist dough forms.

3. Dividing evenly, spoon 6 dollops of dough over fruit. Cover pan tightly with foil and cook over medium-low heat until dumplings are set and tops are dry to the touch, about 15-18 minutes. Before....


4. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and fresh mint. Enjoy!

Yields: 6 servings. Per serving of 1/6 berry sauce and 1 dumpling: 206 Calories; Total Fat 4.2g; Saturated Fat 2.6g; Cholesterol 11mg; Sodium 155mg; Total Carbohydrates 39.3g; Dietary Fiber 3.3g; Sugars 19.6g; Protein 2.9g; Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 8%; Iron 8%

Recipe from The Oregonian, FOODday published on Tuesday, March 31, 2009; Modifications mine.

Click here for a printable version of this recipe.


hands full said...

Made this last night and LOVED it! Everyone agreed that it needed more berries, so next time I think I will double the berries. It was another Mamahollioni success! :)

Four For France said...

I benefitted from Laura making this, and made it myself last night. The whole family loved it!