3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
(or store-bought ground nutmeg)
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup milk
2 cups blueberries (about 11 ounces)
Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Melt butter, and pour into an 8-inch square or other 2 quart baking pan or dish.
In a medium to large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg; stir in sugar until combined well. Add milk and whisk batter until it is just combined.
Pour batter into baking pan with melted butter; do not stir. Pour berries into center of batter; do not stir. Bake cobbler on center rack of oven for 40 minutes, or until cake portion is golden brown and berries exude juices.
Serve cobbler warm or at room temperature with whipped cream or ice cream.
Makes 4-6 servings.
Date: August 20, 2002