Cake & Berry Campfire Cobbler

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Grill: 30 min.


12 servings

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
This warm Dutch oven cobbler is one of our favorite ways to end a busy day of fishing, hiking, swimming or rafting. It's yummy with ice cream—and so easy to make! —June Dress, Boise, Idaho
Cake & Berry Campfire Cobbler Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) raspberry pie filling
  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  1. Prepare grill or campfire for low heat, using 16-20 charcoal briquettes or large wood chips.
  2. Line an ovenproof Dutch oven with heavy-duty aluminum foil; add pie filling. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water and oil. Spread over pie filling.
  3. Cover Dutch oven. When briquettes or wood chips are covered with white ash, place Dutch oven directly on top of 8-10 of them. Using long-handled tongs, place remaining briquettes on pan cover.
  4. Cook until filling is bubbly and a toothpick inserted in the topping comes out clean, 30-40 minutes. To check for doneness, use the tongs to carefully lift the cover. If desired, serve with ice cream.

Cake & Berry Campfire Cobbler Tips

What makes a dessert a cobbler?

A cobbler is a baked dessert that has a fruit-based filling and is topped with a batter or some sort of dough. Common variations are made with peaches, berries or apples. Find more amazing cobbler recipes.

What other campfire desserts can I try?

There are plenty of campfire desserts you can try out at your next bonfire or camping trip! Dutch oven desserts are a great way to go, as are campfire cones. And if you’re still hungry, check out these easy campfire recipes.

Can you make a cobbler the night before?

Cobblers are best when eaten fresh, the day of baking. If you do decide to bake it off the day before, reheat in the oven to allow the filling to get hot and bubbly and the top batter to re-crisp.

Research contributed by Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 342 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.