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Favorite Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Favorite Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

We grow blackberries on our farm that our family enjoys in pies, jams, jellies and cobblers. I love to pull them out of the freezer in January and make this warm cobbler to enjoy summer's sweetness. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • BISCUIT TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • Whipped topping or vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the blackberries, sugar and cinnamon. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into fruit mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Dot with butter.
  • 2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto hot berry mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden brown. Serve warm, with whipped topping or ice cream if desired. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 305 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein

Reviews for Favorite Blackberry Cobbler

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2015

"No sure yet. It's still cooling, but the filling was so soupy. Much more filling than batter. Maybe using frozen berries was the problem and the recipe should have suggested less water? Doesn't look too promising and I'm stunned by all the positive reviews for this."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2015

"This is just like the blackberry cobbler my mom used to make when I was a little girl (59 now). Delicious and will be the only recipe I use for cobbler from now on."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2015

"The topping was soup! Do not use 1/2 cup milk. The recipe says till moist but I was in a hurry and just dumped in 1/2 cup WAY TOO MUCH. It is cooling now may be able to save it"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2015

"This recipe is the best. I have made it a number of times since I found it last summer on Taste of Home and it is so easy and quick to make, and delicious to boot! Last week I had fresh peaches and used those in place of the blackberries, and it turned out every bit as good. Other than that I make no adjustments to the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2014

"Used fresh wild blackberries. Delightful! Perfect texture, taste, and sweetness."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2014

"So easy and DELICIOUS! It was gone in no time. Will definitely make it again & again. Thank you for a wonderful recipe!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2014

"I made this with dewberries and served with vanilla ice cream. It was delicious and easy to make!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2013

"Out of this world tasty. My first cobbler and it was a huge success."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2013

"Simply delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2013

"This is a good recipe. It allows the blackberry flavor to come through. I did punch up the cinnamon to 1/2 tsp but I will be looking for a more complementary/flavor filled topping. We (the family) all agreed we wanted more there by the way of an oaty flavor or caramelized brown sugar. Found it easy to make though and it was good warm with cold vanilla bean ice cream!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"I made this cobbler with fresh-picked blackberries and my husband raved about it, saying that I can make it anytime for our family or guests! It was so easy to make and absolutely delicious! :-)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2011

"Have made this several times and turns out wonderful every time. Always good reviews from family and friends."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2011

"Excellent! So easy to make and it is super yummy! Guaranteed to be a hit with your family. I used buttermilk also as suggested by someone else and I'll always make it that way now."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"My whole family loved this cobbler. I used fresh and frozen ones as I've made this quite often...great both ways. Plus we all love it warmed in the microwave for breakfast."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

"I loved this- so easy and it tasted great! I used frozen blackberries and part whole wheat pastry flour."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"I made this and both my husband and my mother and the rest of my family."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"Made this today with blackberries picked from our yard. Absolutely delicious and very easy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"This recipe was amazing and it was super easy. The kids devoured it wanting seconds!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2010

"We have our own blackberry patch and we are always looking for ways to use blackberries. I saw this recipe in my magazine and decided to try it. We loved it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"My husband and I picked fresh blackberries this afternoon then I made this yummy recipe for dessert. Great with ice cream!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"Very easy! Leftovers were delicious heated in the micowave."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2010

"Very, very good cobbler. I used low fat buttermilk in place of the milk in the biscuit topping and fresh blackberries."

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