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Black and Blue Cobbler

 Black and Blue Cobbler
It never occurred to me that I could bake a cobbler in my slow cooker until I saw some recipes and decided to try my favorite fruity dessert recipe. It took a bit of experimenting, but the tasty results are "berry" well worth it. -Martha Creveling, Orlando, Florida
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 2 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder,
  • salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Combine the eggs, milk and oil; stir into
  • dry ingredients just until moistened. Spread the batter evenly onto
  • the bottom of a greased 5-qt. slow cooker.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the berries, water, orange peel and
  • remaining sugar; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; immediately
  • pour over batter. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or
  • until a toothpick inserted into the batter comes out clean.
  • Turn cooker off. Uncover and let stand for 30 minutes before serving.

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Black and Blue Cobbler (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Serve with whipped cream or ice cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 391 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 80 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.