Blueberry Cobbler

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290.5
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 22.5 mg
  • Sodium: 235.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

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Introduction

While variations abound, a traditional cobbler is a baked, deep-dish fruit dessert that's topped with a biscuit sprinkled with sugar to give it a bit of crunch and color. While variations abound, a traditional cobbler is a baked, deep-dish fruit dessert that's topped with a biscuit sprinkled with sugar to give it a bit of crunch and color.

Ingredients

    Filling:6 cups fresh blueberries1/3 cup sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon grated lemon rindTopping:1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour2 tablespoons sugar3/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon baking soda5 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces1 cup fat-free sour cream3 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat milk1 teaspoon sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.

To prepare filling, combine first 4 ingredients in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish.

To prepare topping, lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through baking soda) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in sour cream to form a soft dough.

Drop dough by spoonfuls onto blueberry filling to form 8 dumplings. Brush dumplings with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar. Place baking dish on a jelly roll pan. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until filling is bubbly and dumplings are lightly browned.

Yield: 8 servings

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Wondering if substituting Splenda for the sugar could help cut down on the calories and instead of butter, maybe a low fat spread such as "I can't Believe it's not butter"? Just a thought - something I may have to try. - 10/27/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It's very healthy as blue berries contain a lot of antioxidants, but I would not eat it (now) as it has too many calories. But as a spoil it's brilliant and the soul needs some sinful food ever so often. So eat it people, spoil your selves, just not too often:) - 10/27/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow. Lots of calories, fat, & sugar. Sounds delicious but too costly to try. - 10/27/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Way too unhealthy! Just because something has blueberries in it doesn't make it worth making. I have a recipe for low fat blueberry/oat bars that only have 117 calories each that is delicious. I will make that instead. Boo spark people for giving recipes of such things that we should not eat. - 10/27/09

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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good but waaaay too high in fat & sugar. I think a rolled oat topping with less margerine & splenda would be good or a corn bread dropped onto the berries would make a better low fat/high fibre option. - 10/27/09

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