Summer Berry Grunt

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

Mmmm berries stewed with vanilla and sugar, topped with steamed dumplings. A traditional dessert in the New England area and one of my favorite. I like this combination, but you can use any berries you like, and regular sugar if you don't have vanilla sugar.

Top Review by Jellyqueen

This recipe is a real winner. The triple sec adds a different little taste to a recipe that was already kinda like one I have used for years, so thanks for the new twist you have given me!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, combine the berries, water and 1/3 cup vanilla sugar. Set the skillet over medium-high heat and bring it to a simmer.
  2. While the berries are cooking, combine flour, baking powder, salt and remaining sugar in a medium bowl. Mix with a fork to combine.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk and vanilla and add to dry ingredients. Mix together with a fork until dry mixture comes together in a soft dough.
  4. Drop the dough by heaping spoonfuls onto simmering berries, making 8 dumplings. Cover pan and cook 10 minutes, until dumplings are puffed up and cooked through.

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