Blackberry Dumplings Healthified
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Whether you have freshly picked blackberries, frozen blackberries or store-bought fruit, don't miss out on this very easy, healthy, and addictively delicious dessert.
Serves: 4 to 6 servings
  • 1 quart blackberries, rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sugar*
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup skim or 2% milk
  1. Mix berries, water, ½ cup sugar, ¼ t salt and vanilla in large, wide saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer 5 to 10 minutes
  4. For dumplings: Combine flour, 1 teaspoon sugar, baking powder, ¼ t salt, and milk.
  5. Stir just until mixed. Do not over-stir.
  6. Drop by tablespoon into bubbling berry mixture.
  7. Cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes.
  8. Serve in bowls with a dollop of fat-free Cool Whip or fresh whipped cream.
*Splenda can be substituted for sugar. Lemon or almond extract can be used in place of vanilla.
Recipe by Pray Cook Blog at