Blackberry Cobbler

 

Blackberry CobblerBlackberry Cobbler. Cobbler dishes, consist of a fruit or savoury filling poured into a large baking dish and covered with a batter, or dumpling before being baked

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 500g Blackberries
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of Lemon Juice
  • 30g Cold Butter Cubed
  • 120 ml Water
  • 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 250 Plain Flour
  • 75g Cold Lard Cubed
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Caster Sugar
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons of Milk

 

 

Method

Pre-heat the oven to Gas 8, 230 centigrade. Place the blackberries in buttered pie dish and sprinkle with a little sugar. Sprinkle over the lemon juice and distribute the cubed cold butter amongst the blackberries.

Sift the baking powder, salt and flour into a large bowl. Add the cubed lard and rub together lightly. Add the sugar and milk and mix together into a smooth dough that leaves the bowl clean.
Roll out the dough on a floured surface large enough to cover the fruit. Place the dough over the top of the fruit and trim the edges off. Prick the surface all over with a fork.

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and then reduce the heat to Gas 4, 180 centigrade and cook for a further 30 minutes.
 
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