Blackberry Dumplings

A delightful dessert featuring juicy blackberries enveloped in a sweet, fluffy dumpling dough.Indulge in this delectable treat that combines the tartness of blackberries with the comforting warmth of soft dumpling dough. Each bite is a burst of fruity goodness, perfectly balanced with the light sweetness of the dough. Enjoy this dessert on its own or pair it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This recipe is a perfect combination of tart blackberries and tender dumplings, creating a comforting and satisfying dessert that is sure to impress your guests.


  • 1 Quart Fresh or frozen blackberries, rinsed
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon extract Dumplings:
  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 2/3 Cup Milk


  1. In a large, wide saucepan, mix blackberries, water, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, and lemon extract. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. For the dumplings, in a separate bowl, combine flour, 1 Tbsp sugar, baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, nutmeg, and milk. Stir until well mixed.
  3. Drop spoonfuls of the dumpling batter into the simmering berry mixture. Cover the saucepan tightly and simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Serve the blackberry dumplings hot, accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Kcal: 290 per serving

Storage: Store any leftover blackberry dumplings in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat before serving for the best taste and texture.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to substitute blackberries with other berries like raspberries or blueberries for a variation in flavor.
  • Adjust the sugar quantity based on the sweetness of the berries and your personal preference.

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