Fresh Mulberry Cobbler
by Capt.Charlie Williams
Fish all day $2.00
Grandpa was born outside Charlotte N.C. in the 1880's. He left home for Appalachicola,Fl. at a very young age where he met and married my Granny Inez Green.
In his travels he had been to Tampa Bay at the turn of the century on a schooner delivering lumber and had chanced to meet a mullet fishing seine crew at Gulfport, Fl.
He became a fisherman and they made Gulfport their home. He also ran his party fishing boats there for many years and was the Mayor of Gulfport twice.
My Granny Williams was a great cook and every May when the Mulberry trees were full of ripe purple Mulberries, we would pick a bucket full and Granny would make us her Mulberry Cobbler. I still make it cause its so easy and delicious!
2 cups of fresh mulberries.
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of flour ( if using self rising flour omit baking powder)
1 cup of milk
1 stick of butter
1 tablespoon of baking powder
Melt butter in 9x13 baking dish, combine sugar, flour,baking powder and milk. Mix thoroughly. Pour into baking dish. Pour the 2 cups of mulberries all over the top of batter. Bake at 350 degrees for approx 45 mins...till top is brown and bubbly.
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