Berry cobbler - country living

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Mixed berries (we used blueberries & raspberries)
6 tablespoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
½ teaspoon Grated lemon rind
⅛ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
½ cup Unsifted all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
⅛ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons Buttermilk or lowfat yogurt
2 tablespoons Butter, melted

1. In 1½-quart microwave-safe dish, stir berries, 4 T sugar, the comstarch, lemon juice, and lemon rind until well combined. Microwave on high (100 percent) 6 to 7 minutes or until mixture bubbles. (If microwave does not have carousel, rotate dish midway through cooking.) Cool berry mixture 20 to 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix together 1 t of remaining sugar and the cinnamon; set aside. In medium-size bowl, combine flour, remaining 5 teaspoons sugar, the baking soda, and nutmeg; stir in buttermilk and butter just until combined. Divide dough into 6 pieces; form each piece into a 1 ½-inchround biscuit. Place in microwave-safe shallow dish or pie plate and sprinkle tops of biscuits with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Microwave on high (100 percent) 2 to 3 minutes or until centers spring back when lightly touched.

3. Place biscuits onto cooled berry mixture and serve.

Country Living/Sept/92 Scanned & edited by Di Pahl & <gg>

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