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Blueberry Dumpling Dessert

Prep Time:15 min
Cook Time:20 min
Yield:6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • BLUEBERRY SAUCE
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • DUMPLINGS
  • 1 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Cream, ice cream or whipped cream (optional)

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    COMBINE blueberries, water, 1/2 cup sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon in large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover. Reduce heat to low. Simmer 5 minutes.

  2. 2.
    COMBINE flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon peel in medium bowl. Cut in shortening using pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until flour is moistened. Drop 6 heaping tablespoonfuls of dough into simmering blueberry mixture. Cover pan tightly. Simmer 15 minutes without lifting cover.

  3. 3.
    SPOON dumplings into 6 individual serving dishes. Spoon hot fruit over dumpling. Serve with cream, whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (1/6 of recipe), Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 190mg, Total Carbohydrate 53g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 33g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 8%, Iron 8%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Blueberry Dumpling Dessert

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