Blackberry Dumplin' - VeryVera

Blackberry Dumplin’

You will want this entire recipe of dumplings all to yourself.

A close cousin of blackberry cobbler, these dumplings and this blackberry sauce are a perfect dessert all year round. Don’t forget the ice cream!


  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 40m
  • Yield: Around 8 small dumplings
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Blackberry Sauce

  • 1 lb fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 cup water


  • 1/2 c self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. butter, melted
  • Whole milk


  1. Add blackberries to pot with vanilla, sugar and water.
  2. Simmer on medium heat until starting to boil for about 3-4 minutes while stirring.
  3. Lower heat to a steady simmer.
  4. To make the dough, combine flour, vanilla, sugar, and butter.
  5. Gradually add milk until a firm dough forms.
  6. Mixture texture should be thick and pasty.
  7. Using a teaspoon, scoop one dumpling at a time of the dough into blackberries, making sure the dumplings do not touch.
  8. As dough swells, gently turn dumplings.
  9. When dough has hardened, remove from sauce.
  10. Plate one dumpling with sauce and vanilla ice cream.