Blueberry Cobbler Cake
(From the Houston Junior League Cookbook)



2 cups fresh blueberries

Juice of 1/2 lemon

3 tablespoons butter, softened

1-3/4 cups sugar

1/2 cup milk

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 cup boiling water



Grease 8-inch square pan. Put berries in pan and sprinkle with lemon juice.

Cream butter and gradually blend in 3/4 cup of the sugar. Add milk, flour, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt; beat until well combined. Spread batter over berries.

Mix remaining 1 cup sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the cornstarch; sprinkle evenly over batter. Very carefully pour boiling water over all.

Bake in 375 degree oven for 50-60 minutes, or until crust is light brown. Serve warm, with cream, for dessert; or serve as coffee cake for breakfast.

Serves 6


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