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Fresh Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

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“I love this recipe because I’m not super-confident about making pies," says Tonda Powell of McGehee, Arkansas, "but anyone can make a cobbler—and this one is truly delicious! It can be baking in the oven while you finish dinner…also great with blueberries or raspberries.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 262 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 306mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 6g fiber), 4g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch. Stir in blackberries and lemon juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and remaining sugar; cut in shortening until crumbly. Add milk; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto hot fruit.
  3. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Blackberry Cobbler in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p52


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Blestbyfar User ID: 8018343 97084
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2014

"I used buttermilk, great easy recipe!!"

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PamperedChef4You User ID: 7890407 167305
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

"This is a very good and easy to prepare recipe! Only thing I noticed was that the actual cobbler is quite tart without added ice cream to complement the tartness."

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victory1945 User ID: 4396140 68290
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2013

"I have made this recipe several times using frozen blackberries I home grow. They cook up just like fresh. My church family ask for my cobbler every special dinner we have. This recipe is easy, I do lightly roll out the dough and cut it in equal pieces then lay them on the hot berry mixture. I like the uniform look it makes better than the drop pieces. I also lightly sprinkle granulated sugar on top of the dough before I bake it, it adds just a nice sparkle."

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GrammyShea User ID: 7254257 95964
Reviewed May. 7, 2013

"This was so simply and very good! Would differently make this again!"

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butterfly2156 User ID: 6752454 165133
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2012

"very simple and quick to make, I would recomend this to anyone from beginners to advanced cooks/bakers!"

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