True New England Blueberry Slump

True New England Blueberry Slump

Prep Time

8 minutes

Cook Time

16 minutes

Serves

6 people
This classic New England Blueberry Slump recipe is a cousin to the cobbler, served with dumplings on top instead of biscuits.

This classic New England Blueberry Slump recipe is a cousin to the cobbler, served with dumplings on top instead of biscuits.

Served throughout New England for generations, it’s a dish that every generation needs to experience at least once!

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Ingredients

For the Topping

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup milk or buttermilk

For the Slump

  • 1 quart fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice

Preparation

  • 1 Make slump topping by placing flour, baking soda and nutmeg in a large bowl and blending well.
  • 2 Add butter and milk, stirring until it is just blended, It may be lumpy, but that is fine. Set aside.
  • 3 In a large saucepan, add berries, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and orange juice.
  • 4 Bring to a boil over medium-heat, crushing berries as they are cooking. Cook, uncovered and stirring once or twice, for 1 minute.
  • 5 Meanwhile, whisk cornstarch with lemon juice and add to blueberry mixture, stirring very well.
  • 6 Reduce heat to low and dollop tablespoons dough over the top.
  • 7 Cover and simmer about 10 minutes, or until the dumplings are soft, airy and spongy to the touch.
  • 8 Remove from heat to serve hot.

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