Cape Breton Blueberry Grunt

Cape Breton Blueberry Grunt

36 Reviews 10 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
LYNN1979
Recipe by  LYNN1979

“Head for Cape Breton, NS in Atlantic Canada and you're sure to find a heaping helping of this traditional blueberry dessert. It's easy to prepare and delicious to eat! Serve hot topped with whipped cream. ”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Arrange the blueberries in the bottom of a casserole dish; sprinkle 1 cup sugar over the blueberries.
  3. Cream together the shortening, 1/2 cup sugar, and egg. Add the milk, flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat until evenly combined. Drop by spoonfuls on top of the blueberries.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 minutes.

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mathildedf
60

mathildedf

Great recipe! However, instead of using 1 full cup of sugar over the blueberries, I only used 1/2 cup. I think I might use 1/4 cup next time as it was still quite sweet for me. I loved it!

Lynn
37

Lynn

My kids and I were looking for some dessert that we could make with some blueberries that were in our fridge. This was easy to make with 2 kids, and turned out great!! The only thing that we changed was using butter in place of the shortening. Will make again.

kitchengoddess
30

kitchengoddess

Fantastic! We're in the Annapolis Valley and blueberries are just coming into season, so this was a lovely way to ring in the new blueberry season! I had to make a couple of changes - I had no white sugar so I had to substitute Splenda. Good to know I can make this for my father in law, who is diabetic. Also, I only used 1/2 the splenda on the blueberries as a whole cup seemed too much and I was right on - it was a lovely combination of sweet/tart. I also used buttermilk instead of regular milk. The grunt was so delicious served with homemade vanilla ice cream out on our front porch looking at the tide going out. Perfection.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 418 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 86.7 g
  • 28%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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