Cobbler is a delicious dessert that can use up any of your leftover blackberries. It’s made with a biscuit-like topping and fruit. Prepare this before dinner and pop it in the oven as you eat to have it ready for dessert. Top with whipped cream or a side of vanilla ice cream. It’s easier and faster than pie!
Prep time: 35 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 65 mins
Servings: 9 servings
For the berry mixture:
- 4 cups blackberries, rinsed clean
- 1/2 cup white granulated sugar (less or more to taste, depends on how sweet the berries are and how sweet you would like your cobbler to be)
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch (or instant tapioca)
For the cobbler topping:
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- Make the berry mixture: Put the blackberries, sugar, lemon zest and juice, cinnamon and cornstarch in a 9×9 baking dish. Stir to combine everything and make sure that the berries are all evenly coated with sugar.
Let sit for 30 minutes for the berries to macerate so that the sugar dissolves and the berries release their juices.
- Preheat your oven to 350°F:
- Make biscuit dough topping: Vigorously whisk together the flour, 3 tablespoons of the sugar, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with your fingers or a fork until the topping mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in the center and stir in the milk and beaten egg until the dough is just moistened.
- Top the cobbler: Scoop up the dough in large spoonfuls, and drop over the berries in the baking dish like cobblestones.
- Bake: Bake for 30 minutes at 350°F, or until the berry mixture is bubbly and the topping is nicely browned.
Great served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Source: Simply Recipes