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|2 tb Cornstarch |
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 tb Lemon juice
4 c Blackberries, picked over, r
-nsed & drained well 1 c Flour
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
6 tb Unsalted butter, cold, cut i
-to bits Vanilla ice cream In a large bowl, stir together the cornstarch an 1/4 cup cold water until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Add 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, and blackberries, and combine the mixture gently but thoroughly. Transfer to an 8-inch cast-iron skillet.
In a bowl, combine well the flour, remaining sugar, baking powder, and salt. Blend in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Add 1/4 cup boiling water and stir the mixture until it just forms a dough. Bring the blackberry mixture to a boil on top of the stove, stirring. Drop spoonfuls of the dough carefully onto the boiling mixture, and bake the cobbler on a foil lined baking sheet in the middle of a preheated 400f oven for 20-25 minutes or until the topping is golden. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.