Some family favorites!

Easy Berry Cobbler

  • Melt 3/4 stick butter in an 8 x 8 x 2 baking pan.
  • Mix 1 C flour, 1 C sugar, 1 C milk, and 1 t almond extract (optional) into butter.
  • Top with 4 C berries (or more).
  • Bake until brown at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

This will make a very doughy cobbler. Add 1 t. baking powder for a drier one.

Berry Pie

  • Fill 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell with 6 C berries.
  • Mix and pour over fruit the following: 5 t flour, 1 C sugar, 1/2 t cinnamon, 1/4 t ginger, and 1/8 t nutmeg.
  • Top with 2 T butter cut into small pieces and dotted on top.
  • Cover with top crust and slit top for steam escape.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 1 hr.

Berry Muffins

  • Beat 1 egg slightly with fork.
  • Stir in 1/2 C milk and 1/4 C cooking oil.
  • Sift together and add 1/2 C flour, 1/2 C sugar, 2 t baking powder, and 1/2 t salt.
  • Blend in carefully 1 C fresh chopped berries.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 min.

Blackberry Cream Pie

  • Combine 1 C sugar, 8 oz. Sour cream, 3 T flour, and 1/8 t salt: stir well.
  • Place 4 C blackberries in a 9-inch pastry shell.
  • Sprinkle 1 T sugar over berries and cover with sour cream mixture.
  • Combine 1/4 c fine bread crumbs, 1 T sugar and 1 T melted butter; sprinkle over top.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour or until center of pie is firm.
  • Refrigerate.

Blueberry Soup

  • Place 2 pints blueberries, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup water, and 1/4 t tsp cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves and berries are tender, stirring often.
  • Put berry mixture in a blender and add 2 cups plain yogurt and 1/2 cup orange juice.
  • Puree. Add water or juice to taste.
  • Cover and chill until cold.

Blackberry Vinegar

  • Place 2 cups blackberries, 1 tsp whole coriander, 2 one-inch strips of lemon rind, and 2 one-inch strips of orange rind in a 1 quart jar.
  • Fill to the top with white vinegar.
  • Cover tightly and store in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks.
  • Strain with cheese cloth and bottle.

Makes 3 cups.

Blueberry Syrup

  • Crush 3 C fresh or frozen blueberries in a bowl or process 1 min in a blender.
  • Combine with 3 C sugar and 1 C water in a glass or enamel pan.
  • Cook over medium heat for 30 min, stirring regularly.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 C lemon juice.
  • Strain through cheesecloth and pour syrup into sterilized jar. Discard pulp.
  • Cool before using. Store in fridge for up to 6 months.

Fresh Blueberry Pie

  • Combine 1 cup sugar, 5 T flour, 1/2 cup water and 1 cup berries in a saucepan and cook until it thickens.
  • Prepare a baked pie shell.
  • Place 3 cups berries in the shell. Cover with the cooled sauce.
  • Decorate with whipped cream.

Blueberry Pound Cake

  • Cream together 1 C butter and 2 C sugar.
  • Add 4 eggs (one at a time), 1 t vanilla, 2 & 3/4 C flour, 1 t baking powder, 1/2 t salt.
  • Coat 2 C fresh blueberries w/ additional 1/4 C flour.
  • Fold gently into batter which will be stiff.
  • Coat bundt pan w/ 2 T softened butter and 1/4 C sugar.
  • Put batter into bundt pan.
  • Bake at 325 for 70 min. Cool 10 min and turn out of pan.

Freezing berries: Whole, unsweetened blackberries and blueberries can be frozen in containers without sugar.

Washing berries: Whole berries should be stored unwashed in the refrigerator and washed when taken out to be used.

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