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Homemade Blueberry Slump

Homemade Blueberry Slump
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Yield: Serves 6-8.

So simple, so good. This recipe for homemade blueberry slump --  a fruit dessert that has "dumpling" dough dropped onto it and baked -- works well with fresh or frozen berries..


  • 1 quart blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Baking Powder Dumplings (recipe follows)


Wash and clean blueberries. Add sugar and nutmeg. Cover with water and let come to rolling boil. Reduce heat, add dumplings, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve hot.

Baking Powder Dumplings


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk


Mix all ingredients together and drop into blueberry mixture.

Updated Thursday, December 13th, 2007
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