Ohhhh..... so delicious! Kind of tweaked it a bit after reading the reviews. I was just making this for me and Dh so I was going to make a third of the recipe but then read that people wished there had been more sauce and it ended up getting kind f complicated, so I halved the biscuit mixture and made a full batch of sauce using half blackberries and half strawberries. As I started cooking the dumplings,I realized that I was making way too much for the two of use and ended up only cooking half of the half, so really just a 1/4 of the dumpling mix. Anyway they turned out so delicious! I used buttermilk and would again and next time I think I would reduce the sugar by about 1/4. Served this with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream and it was a great way to taste summer on a cold winter night. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!
I love how easy this was, and how tasty. I rather hated cooking blackberries, I love eating them fresh, but this recipe was definitely worth it. The recipe was not too sweet, and I look forward to making it again.
Oh the memories this brings back! A dessert almost identical to this has a long history in our family and is still enjoyed to this day. I made this as written which was to everyone's delight. Thanks for the post.
Looked great on the table for company. Served with homemade vanilla bean ice cream, and I did add a bit of lemon zest, nutmeg (tiny bit) and ginger to the dumplings to give them some oomph, and it was delicious! Will definitely make this again. Would be great over buttermilk biscuits too. Thanks!
What a great dish loof. My dh is still talking about how great the dumplings and sauce tasted. A great pairing between the bright, sweet & tart sauce and the tender and fluffy dumplings. The dumplings showcase the sauce perfectly. Quick and easy to make, I'll be making this often. Thanks so much for sharing.
This was so good and so quick! I don't ordinarily make desserts like this (we are cookie monsters in my house) but I must say that this was so wonderful and will make it on my table again. I had a bag of frozen blackberries and that worked out great. I did get 8 HUGE dumplings out of the dough. I do think that next time I will make them even smaller. Dumplings generally aren't all that flavorful so I used buttermilk in place of plain milk to add a bit of flavor but it didn't help all that much ;). The sauce was just fantastic and really made this dessert. I would imagine this would be easy to do with other fruits as well.
flavor was out of this blackberry world. I cut the dumpling mix in half and still had more dumpling than blackberry stuff. Next time I'll make the half recipe of dumpling and thriple the blackberry mix. We served with vanilla icecream and loved it that way. Made for 123 tag.
I too scaled this down somewhat and shouldn't have as I didn't have enough sauce for all. I may have simmered for too long, but I don't think that was this issue. This is a great tasting recipe and I'm so angy w/myself for not making more of the sauce. I was litterally scaping the pan for more drippings:-( I will make this again definitely and know better as the bit I got was fab. Thanks alot Loof. Oh and BTW I should mention, DH picked these blackberries in our back pasture. They grow wild and so I have an abundance that I keep fresh and frozen. They're wonderful!!! Made for 123HitWonders~
What's not to like about this dish ~ I cut the dumpling ingredients in half but kept the fruit sauce ingredients the same & had a lot of GREAT TASTING, FRUITY SAUCE, which was wonderful! Served mine over frozen vanilla yogurt for a great treat! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe]
I scaled this down to 1 serving and got 4 wonderful dumplings from it. This is quite a unique recipe. The dumplings were just a little bit bland, but the blackberry sauce livened them up quite a bit. I thought I may have leftover sauce, but we licked the bowls clean. Thanks for sharing this very 'company worthy' recipe. :)