from Decoration Day
This simple dessert is divine with whipped cream or ice cream, especially when served warm. Most any tree fruit or summer berry will work.
Makes 4 servings
½ cup butter
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
3 cups of sliced fresh or frozen peaches or whole blueberries, strawberries, raspberries or blackberries, or a combination
Heat oven to 350°F.
Place butter in an 8-inch square or 9-inch round pan or skillet and put pan in oven just long enough for butter to melt. Remove pan from oven.
In a small bowl, whisk together our, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add milk, whisking to form a smooth batter. Don’t overstir. Pour batter into pan with melted butter. Scatter fruit over batter.
Bake until top is brown, about 50 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.