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Old 07-21-2005, 02:32 PM   #1
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Post Raspberry Slump

Raspberry Slump

Serves 6.
Slumps are similar to cobblers, but they're topped with soft dumplings that cook into the hot fruit.
2 pints fresh raspberries (or blackberries)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup light or heavy cream
COMBINE raspberries, 1/2 cup sugar, water, lemon juice and cinnamon in a 9-inch, heavy skillet with a domed lid (or use an upside-down pot as a lid).

COMBINE flour, remaining sugar, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Add cream. Stir just until mixture forms a soft dough.

COVER skillet and heat berry mixture to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Drop tablespoons of dough over the top of the fruit. Cover and simmer until dumplings are set and tops are dry, about 15 minutes. Serve hot or warm.


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Old 07-21-2005, 04:09 PM   #2
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Can I make it with blackberries instead? Paulie likes those much better.

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Old 07-21-2005, 05:20 PM   #3
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I don't see why not.
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Old 07-21-2005, 06:25 PM   #4
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I really like the sound of this Raine. The ingredients are simple and readily on hand/available, plus it's not complicated. We have both raspberry and blackberry bushes and, although not enough fruit from them this year (only put them in last year) to prepare this dessert, I printed your recipe out and will have it on file for next Summer. Thanks!
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:57 PM   #5
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hmmm what about strawberries?
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Old 06-15-2006, 01:56 PM   #6
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Hey Rainee, where are ya? Been a long time. Miss seeing you & your posts. How's the new business going?

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