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Monday, 19 December 2016

Amazing Anastasia in her Eighties! . . . and Blueberry Cobbler

"Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist.  Give me leave to do my utmost."
(Isak Dinesen)

When I invited her for Easter dinner, Anastasia offered to bring something.  I suggested a salad and she replied, “Is that all?”

Drizzled with raspberry dressing, her contribution was a masterpiece!


Thank you, Anastasia, for the gift of blueberries which you picked!

Bryan loved this!

The recipe is on p. 26 of 250 Best Cobblers . . .  


1 cup flour
½ cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 egg
¼ cup melted butter
¼ cup milk

1 tsp vanilla


3 cups fresh blueberries (about one pound)
¼ cup sugar
½ tsp cinnamon
1 tsp lemon juice

1 tbsp butter

1.  Start oven preheating to 350.

2.  Prepare topping:  Stir together blueberries, sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice.  Set aside.

 3. Prepare dough:  
       * In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
       * In a small bowl, whisk egg, melted butter, milk, and vanilla.
       * Combine liquid and dry ingredients.  Don't over mix.
       * Spread dough in baking dish.  
        *Top with blueberries. 
        * Dot with the tablespoon of butter.
        * Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.

Serve with vanilla ice cream.  Yum!


Anastasia's birthday is on December 26.