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Meg Watjen's Blueberry Slump

1 quart blueberries

1/3 cup water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 tablespoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup milk

Combine berries, water, lemon juice, 1 cup sugar and nutmeg in a heavy shallow saucepan or skillet. Cook 5 minutes. In separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, tablespoon of sugar and salt. Add milk and stir until mixture is very thick. Drop batter by spoonfuls on boiling berry mixture. Cover closely and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Do not remove cover during cooking period. Serve warm with cream.

Serves 4 to 6.

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