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Blueberry Grunt

This old-fashioned New England dessert is an irresistible combination of blueberries and dumplings cooked on top of the stove and served warm. Ice cream or frozen yogurt makes a wonderful accompaniment.

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This old-fashioned New England dessert is an irresistible combination of blueberries and dumplings cooked on top of the stove and served warm. Ice cream or frozen yogurt makes a wonderful accompaniment.

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Serving

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (2 pints) blueberries, rinsed, stemmed and patted dry
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 1⁄2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 3⁄4 cup oat milk or milk

Preparation

  1. In large nonaluminum saucepan, combine berries and 1⁄2 cup sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until berries come to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, sift flours, baking powder, salt, remaining 1⁄2 cup sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add milk, mixing just to moisten.
  3. Drop dumplings by tablespoonfuls into boiling berries. Cover with tight-fitting lid. Lower heat slightly. Cook without lifting lid, about 15 minutes. Using large spoon, transfer dumplings to serving bowl. Surround with berry mixture.
  4. Spoon dumplings and fruit into dishes and serve warm, topped with vanilla ice cream or nondairy frozen vanilla dessert.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 8 Servings
  • Calories 206
  • Carbohydrate Content 47 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 1 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 91 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g