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Blueberry Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

Blueberry Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

With a crisp biscuit topping and warm blueberry filling, this home-style cobbler sure doesn't taste light—but it is! —Mary E. Relyea, Canastota, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the blueberries, 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, lemon peel, baking powder, salt, baking soda and remaining sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto blueberry mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 231 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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1694953 User ID: 5494909 252832
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2016

"Terrible"

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Peggie0203 User ID: 2074993 250344
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2016

"I found the lemon flavour a bit overwhelming. Otherwise this is a great recipe. I liked the biscuit topping, especially since it is a lot lower fat than the usual cobbler topping.

I also cut the sugar back a bit, since I don't usually like things too sweet."

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lbartl54 User ID: 4652999 250294
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2016

"Delicious! Made it as directed."

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Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 245598
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2016

"I made only 1/2 recipe. I omitted the cinnamon and nutmeg. I cut down on the sugar added to the blueberries. Next time, I think I will cut the sugar a little more. This was very tasty. Thank you for sharing this good recipe!"

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debpenns User ID: 5553562 230308
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2015

"made this for my family today!! lets just say it was a HIT!! they loved it !! will cook this again!:)"

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demccoy User ID: 4553404 229946
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2015

"I made this with fresh blueberries and it was delicious! My family loved it! Definitely will be making this again!!"

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Nataliabp User ID: 8453918 229880
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2015

"I love be'rrys'. I definitely to' morrow going to bake this' one."

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pamdesrochers User ID: 2065163 229844
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"I just made this with fresh picked berries. It was delicious!"

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jasmar User ID: 6057769 229469
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2015

"If a recipe doesn't fit your lifestyle, stop criticizing it and don't make the recipe. Find another recipe. This happens to be very good."

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Janadele User ID: 7087902 228532
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"Great summer dessert while berries are in season."

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waynejv User ID: 1543342 228521
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"I haven't tried this yet,but I will.I am going to use pie crust ilo the topping. The rest looks easy as blackberry cobbler.I'll let you all know how the pie crust works ."

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dianned706 User ID: 5681642 227145
Reviewed May. 30, 2015

"I was excited to see this recipe as my diabetic husband LOVES blueberries. However, I will not be making it. The carb count is more than half of what he is allowed for a meal! Also, FYI, 45 grams of carbs is 3 starches not 2. The ratio is 15 grams of carb is equal to 1 starch. This recipe would be out of range for most diabetics."

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efwynne User ID: 4092460 168515
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2014

"Delicious!! Enjoyed every bite..will definitely make this again!!"

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RLiberty User ID: 7169427 164487
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Simply delicious. I found the biscuit topping the perfect texture, not thin. The blueberry mixture was also the perfect thickness for a cobbler. Will be making again."

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Appy_Girl User ID: 1132413 164484
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

"I have to agree with some of the other Reviews. This does not have a biscuit like texture, The batter is very thin. Some of mine ran through to the bottom of the dish. Still it was fresh, warm and enjoyable.

Janie"

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Gartersnake User ID: 7871866 67242
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

"The recipe is easy to make, but I found it too sweet and would cut back on the amount of sugar and omit the cinnamon and nutmeg next time. Also wasn't crazy about the dumplings, also too sweet, I would use a crumble topping. The berries become glued to the dumplings when cooled."

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Wingslady User ID: 3694773 162592
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2014

"Best one I've ever made or eaten."

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rethump User ID: 7633577 162591
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

"Excellent. Easy to make and reminds of the cobblers I ate as a child."

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Granmom3 User ID: 5492168 208613
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"I love blueberries and this did not disappoint! YUM"

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FemmeHawke User ID: 7224451 162697
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"This is delicious...surprised me that the dough was so thin, but baked up beautifully. This is a COBBLER though for those thinking it's not sweet enough or so on..not a crisp or a crumble so expect it to be more biscuit/pancake like and less sweet, and to want ice cream or whipped cream...although I could happily eat this one without!"

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cbachtel User ID: 3618273 162589
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2012

"This was ok, but not something I will make again. I did make changes though, by substituting whole wheat "white" flour, and splenda instead of sugar, but the topping was way too thick for our taste. It was mostly breading with a little blueberry "jam". without ice cream on top, we wouldn't have eaten it."

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bunnerb User ID: 794538 117597
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

"Being on a restricted diet, I don't consider the equivalent of 3 bread servings for one helping diabetic friendly."

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iteach5 User ID: 6124838 164483
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2012

"I cut back on the cornstarch to 2 T, and still thought the filling was a bit too stiff. Could be that some varieties of blueberries are juicer than others, or it could be that I substituted stevia for the sugar (or both). I forgot the lemon peel, but it was still good. I'd add a tad more buttermilk to the crust next time because it was a little hard to spread over the berries. However, my husband enjoyed it very much with no-added-sugar vanilla ice cream."

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carolyn123 User ID: 2927863 101824
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2012

"I make this recipe alot, everyone loves it, and so easy to make. Best blueberry cobbler

and I wouldn't look for a better recipe, its the best."

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mrichards1993 User ID: 5891468 148120
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011

"The blueberries were good, but the top was just too thick. I think that I would rather stick with crumbly topping for my cobbler. I would not make this again."

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EP-PaulaG User ID: 630717 94552
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

"This was made using a gluten free flour blend and fresh blueberries. It hadva nice tartiness. NSometing I would make again."

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sNic23 User ID: 3866519 95293
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

"The cinnamon and nutmeg make this recipe incredibly good."

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shaylovesme User ID: 4288456 162695
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"My husband LOVED this..he had three portions in a short time. I always add more spice win my recipes. I try to cook healthy, so I used WW flour and sucanat and it was still very good.

We had just picked fresh blueberries, so this was a treat."

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phyl64 User ID: 1429717 148118
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010

"In fact I have made this recipe several times this summer it is so easy and everyone raves about it."

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lhumphrey User ID: 1617857 148116
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2010

"tried it, loved it!!!"

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suzanne3030 User ID: 1615807 117596
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

"the next time I make this I will cut some of the cornstarch. I thought it too dry compared to blueberry pie. The taste was good, but could use a bit more sugar for our taste."

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lorh1215 User ID: 5196733 95291
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"Excellent! loved by all"

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glacialglow User ID: 2107994 168510
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2010

"Yummy! Try adding almond flavoring, and dividing into individual ramekins. GREAT!"

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abbygal User ID: 5186360 164182
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2010

"The blueberries were extremely tasty and although moist didn't run all over as some other recipes have done. The biscuit topping was very nice - didn't get soggy. The only problem I had was quite probably with my own equipment. To achieve golden brown I ended up baking for 43 minutes. My family truly enjoyed this dish and my 4 year old grandson who doesn't like blueberries cooked asked for seconds."

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omahamama User ID: 2717374 67241
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"Absolutely yummy!!! Definitely will make again!"

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lyrics User ID: 3191195 208612
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"this blueberry cobbler was the best I have tried other recipes but this was the easy to make and the flavour was excellent great hot or cold my new favourite blueberry cobbler a hit ."

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redram37 User ID: 244092 94538
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"Altho I had no blueberries---I did use your crust recipe. I used a tin of thickened sour cherries and a cup of cranberries for the fruit filling. It was y\YUMMY!"

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Have Your Cake & Lose Weight too User ID: 5038628 75656
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"I am a diabetic. I have been looking for a cobbler to remove the sugar from. I will leave out the sugar from the blueberries because they really don't need it. I will replace the flour with King Arthur's White Whole Wheat Flour because it is an albino whole wheat flour that tastes sweeter than regular whole wheat flour. I will replace the sugar in the cobbler with Splenda because sugar is a problem for me. This will bring the calories down to 155 calories per serving. Those are my favorite spices and I love the flavor of real Wisconsin low fat buttermilk and butter in a limited amount. THANK YOU FOR THIS RECIPE!!!"

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saraharlene User ID: 4978546 147986
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"It was very good and easy to make."

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grammyjeanne User ID: 3319230 148111
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"This was so wonderful and my husband and I were competing for the last bit of it!"

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jgaceplus User ID: 1016392 162783
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"This is a great recipe! My husband and I loved it! Will definitely make it again. I used fresh blueberries I picked from a friends blueberry patch."

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tunrue2@hotmail.com User ID: 4250979 94536
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"My family liked this better than blueberry pie."

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audster User ID: 1416708 147983
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"This recipe is very good, I used splenda in stead of sugar and it was excellent. My whole family loved it, will make it again"

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fel9ix User ID: 2914312 148110
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"The crust was a bit tough and the berry part a bit sticky rather than smooth and light."

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craftykathy1 User ID: 4722143 95290
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"This was easy and delicious. I used fresh blueberries. Yummmmyyyy!!!!!"

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mim2day User ID: 3086742 162587
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"Love the hint of lemon in this cobbler. I only needed 1/2 cup of buttermilk for the topping and it was light, brown and delicious. This recipe will be just as good with peaches or a blend of fruits."

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CAmstutz User ID: 353924 162586
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"I made for a church gathering, but used half blueberries and half peaches. Fantastic. Went right home and made another one for my family."

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Drinkcoke User ID: 762593 148281
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"Thank you for sharing your recipe. It was very easy,quick and wonderful. My whole family enjoyed it. I will make again"

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jshearer User ID: 403534 148280
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010 Edited Jun. 23, 2015

"This was fantastic. My husband and I both loved it. I used light butter to cut back on the fat a bit (I cut the butter up and put it in the freezer for approximately 10 min. to keep it from getting too warm during preparation). I used a little less lemon zest (probably around 1.5 teasp.) because I only had one lemon, but I thought the zest gave it a light lemony flavor that was excellent and not at all overpowering."

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icela2525 User ID: 3924475 75655
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

"Made this yesterday, and " mmmmmmmm good!!!!" Even my picky husband enjoyed it. I did increase the cinnamon to 1 1/2 teaspoons."

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Jeanne1959 User ID: 2868105 117595
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"This was great!! I didn't put in the lemon zest and I'm glad I didn't. Very easy to make and will definitely make again. I can't tell that it is a lite recipe."

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kimberjs User ID: 775439 117594
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"To make this recipe even more diabetic friendly, I substituted 1/2 c. Splenda sweetener plus 1/4 c. sugar for the 3/4 c. sugar called for by the recipe. I mixed the sweetener and sugar together, then divided as instructed by the recipe. The biscuit crust has a nice, light lemon flavor. I will definitely add this recipe to my box to make again!"

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BrendainPa User ID: 861741 94533
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2010

"My rating should say 5 stars...not sure why it's not! I modified this slightly--my husband is on a vegan diet for health reasons so I substituted soy milk w/a little vinegar for the buttermilk and healthy Balance vegan butter. The dish was delicious and enjoyed by everyone; no one could tell any difference. I also added 2 c of blackberries to increase the fruit a bit."

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kodak853 User ID: 205458 117593
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2010

"The taste was great! I baked it until it was brown but the middle dough part wasn't done."

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ritaload User ID: 742421 208611
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"Too much lemon if you follow this recipe to a tee. I made it for the first time tonight and I wish I would have read the other reviews before making it. The lemon zest in the topping along with the 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice is overpowering the blueberries. Otherwise it would be great."

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LorisAnn User ID: 1065966 147982
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"There is no way that I consider this a diabetic recipe. 45 carbs at one time is certainly not on my diet plan. I'm allowed 15 to 30 carbs at one time and NO more."

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Angelizz10 User ID: 627840 75651
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"I substituted TRUVIA granulated product for the sugar. I had fresh blueberries as they are grown locally here in NC ~ Big, plump ones. Great recipe."

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lindajoynes User ID: 4659996 162782
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"TELL THE PERSON WHO HAD A PROBLEM WITH FROZEN BLUEBERRIES TO LEAVE THEM FROZEN; DO NOT THAW; THAT IS WHAT THEY SAY ON AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN TV SHOW ON PBS STATION."

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beatricep User ID: 2577806 148109
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"I find that when I use frozen blueberries, if I don't drain them well the topping somes out soggy."

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jimmywf User ID: 4812263 101821
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"GREAT, my husband loved it especially with fresh native berries."

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kimalgebra1970 User ID: 5099965 147980
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2010

"I didn't do the lemon zest and it turned out great! My boys, ages 9 and 11, picked this out and asked if they could help make it. THEY LOVED IT!!! It was very easy and the taste can't be beaten. It doesn't taste "healthy!" It tastes sinful!"

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Tennessee Momm User ID: 4848549 94547
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2010

"Light texture and delicious!"

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calyco User ID: 1925909 168509
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2009

"Wonderful, quick and tasty. I will definitely be adding this to my "favorites" in my recipe box. Thanks for sharing!"

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fourfngrs User ID: 3772753 162585
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"Wonderfull"

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 95289
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"OMGosh, what a small world. We live in Oxford (Chenango County), NY. Thank you for sharing your recipe. Blueberry picking season is once again upon us, so this dessert takes center stage."

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jav4u User ID: 1510566 148108
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"i printed this out and made sure i had everything...as i too went bluberry picking....it was excellent, dint last long...and it going to be requested more here..i just know it.. thanks for sharing it..jackie"

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Laura2009 User ID: 1897214 147979
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"I made this tonight and it is DELICIOUS!! I had all of the ingredients except a lemon and it wasn't missed. I think I will try an orange next time, though. I recently went blueberry picking and I keep fat-ree buttermilk on hand for baking."

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button949 User ID: 4297377 148272
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2009

"I also forgot to put in the lemon zest but that didn't take anything away from this delicious dessert! It also made my kitchen smell heavenly while it was baking. I also used a 3 quart dish instead of a 2 quart and it worked just fine. I'll definitely make this cobbler again. Very easy and doesn't taste like a "light" dessert."

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villanova User ID: 2025045 162691
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2008

"Excellent! My husband didn't even know it was light. When I told him, he guessed that it had less sugar, but he wasn't complaining, he loved it! I forgot to add the lemon zest to the biscuits, but it came out great!"

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