Blueberry Molasses Grunt

Nothing says summer like baked fruit with biscuits on top! This one is from Luscious Berry Desserts by Lori Longbottom. It is super quick and easy and gives me an excuse to use my pasty blender.

3 c blueberries
1/4 c sugar
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
2 TBSP lemon juice
2 tsp molasses

1 1/4 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
5 TBSP cold butter, cubed into small pieces
1/2 c milk
I g
Egg lightly beaten.

Preheat oven to 375.

Pour berries into a deep pie pan. Which sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a small bowl and sprinkle over berries. Drizzle with lemon juice and molasses.

Bake for 7 minutes until berries release their juices releases their juices. Remove from the oven and increase oven temp to 425.

Whisk together dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut butter into dry ingredients until it resembles course meal. Stir in egg and milk until just combined and drop by the tablespoon onto the berries.

Bake for 20 minutes until berries and bubbling and topping is brown.

Serves 8.


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