Berry Grunt

Berry Grunt


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A grunt is an old-fashioned berry dessert, probably dating from colonial times; it can be made with raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, or huckleberries, and it deserves annual revival during berry season.

  • 3 Cups Berries (Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Strawberries, Huckleberries, Etc.)
  • 2 Tablespoons Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar Plus 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter (Melted)
  • 1/2 Cup Milk Plus 2 Tablespoons Milk
  1. Add berries, 1/2 cup sugar, water, and lemon juice to large-size cast-iron skillet. Cook over a medium heat 15 minutes.
  2. In large-size bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, kosher salt, and 3 tablespoons sugar. Add butter and milk. Stir until moist dough forms.
  3. Spoon dollops of dough over berries. Cover skillet parchment paper and then with foil. Continue to cook over a medium heat for 20 minutes until dumplings are set and tops are dry.
  4. Remove from heat and serve hot with vanilla ice cream.
  5. Serves 4
  6. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Total Time: 55 Minutes
  7. "Work With What You Got!"
  8. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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