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Blackberry Fruit Cobbler

 Blackberry Fruit Cobbler
My grandmother made this cobbler when I was a little girl I can still remember the fun we had first picking blackberries together in the hills. Blackberries are my favorite filling, but this cobbler can also be made with apples.
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour


  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/3 cup milk, room temperature
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a 10-in. round or oval baking dish, melt 1/2 cup butter; set
  • aside. In a saucepan, heat 1 cup sugar and water until sugar is
  • dissolved; set aside.
  • Place flour in a bowl; cut in remaining butter until mixture
  • resembles fine crumbs. Add milk, stirring with a fork until dough
  • leaves sides of bowl.
  • Turn out onto a floured surface; knead three or four times. Roll into
  • an 11-in. x 9-in. rectangle. Spread berries over dough; sprinkle
  • with cinnamon. Roll up, jelly-roll style. Cut into 1/4-in. slices.
  • Carefully place slices in baking dish. Pour sugar syrup around
  • slices (syrup will be absorbed).
  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining sugar; bake
  • 15 minutes longer. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 8 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 410 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 507 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.