This old-time version of cobbler takesa little more effort and time to prepare than the easier drop-biscuitversion…but OH MY! It’s so worth it! This is sure to becomea family favorite.
Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.
Recipe: Lattice BlackberryCobbler
Pastry:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour3/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt1/2 cup vegetable shortening1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon ice-cold waterFilling:4 cups fresh or blackberries1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup waterFor Assembly:2 tablespoons melted butter – divideduse2 tablespoons granulated sugar – divideduseVanilla ice cream or sweetened whippedcream for accompaniment (optional)
For the Pastry: Combine the flour andsalt together in a medium bowl; cut in the shortening with apastry blender (or knife and fork) until mixture crumbly likecoarse meal. Stir in the ice-cold water with a fork until justcombined. Form into a ball, cover and chill for about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
For Filling: Combine blackberries, 1 cupsugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer overmedium heat. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, roll pastry to 1/8-inch thicknesson a lightly floured surface and cut into 1-inch wide strips.
Pour half of berry mixture into a greased12x8x2-inch glass baking dish and arrange half of the stripsin a lattice design over berry mixture. Brush strips with 1 tablespoonbutter and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until pastryis lightly browned. Remove from oven.
Pour remaining berry mixture over bakedpastry. Arrange remaining pastry strips in lattice design overberry mixture. Brush with remaining butter and sprinkle withremaining sugar.
Bake for another 20 to 25 minutes or untilcrust is golden brown.
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whippedcream, as desired.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8of recipe; without accompaniments): 333.0 calories; 42% caloriesfrom fat; 15.9g total fat; 7.6mg cholesterol; 197.6mg sodium;26.5mg potassium; 46.0g carbohydrates; 0.6g fiber; 28.2g sugar;45.4g net carbs; 2.5g protein.
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