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Blueberry Grunt

No recipe image available.A 'grunt' is an old fashioned New England dessert of stewed fruit topped with biscuit dough.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups fresh blueberries
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
Heavy cream (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a skillet, combine blueberries, sugar and water; bring to a boil. Simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the next six ingredients; stir in milk just until moistened (dough will be stiff). Drop by tablespoonfuls over blueberries. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until dumplings are puffed and test done.
  3. Serve warm with cream if desired.

Makes 6 servings.