Saskatoon Berry Cobbler


  • 1 qt fresh berries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • A few drops of rosewater
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sour milk or buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup Saskatchewan or Manitoba honey
  • 1 tbsp melted butter juice of 1/2 a lemon

    Clean the berries, place them in a 2-qt. baking dish, sprinkle with sugar and rosewater.

    Mix together the cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Quickly stir in the buttermilk and the melted butter (2 tbsp). Mix gently.

    Drop this batter by tablespoons on top of the sweetened berries forming a design of rounds.

    Mix together the honey, butter (1 tbsp) and lemon juice. Pour over the berries and biscuits. Bake in a 375 degree F oven 40 to 45 minutes. Serve tepid with rich cream.