2-1/2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) blackberries
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
1. In a medium bowl, stir together the blackberries and sugar. Let stand until fruit syrup forms, about 20 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and milk. Stir in the melted butter until blended. Spread batter in an ungreased 8×8-inch baking dish; spoon blackberry mixture over the batter.
3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 55 minutes or until dough rises and is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired. Makes 8 servings.