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Blackberry Cobbler

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Blackberry Cobbler
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Celebrate summer with homemade Blackberry Cobbler and delicious blackberries! If you're lucky enough to have access to fresh blackberries, be sure to use them in this Blackberry Cobbler recipe. Otherwise, frozen will work as well. Top off this delicious, easy Blackberry Cobbler with homemade vanilla ice cream or even whipped cream for a special touch.
Updated May 13, 2021

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) blackberries (do not use blueberries)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Cream, whipped cream or ice cream, if desired
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, stir together blackberries and sugar. Let stand about 20 minutes or until fruit syrup forms. Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and milk. Stir in melted butter until blended. Spread in ungreased 8-inch square pan. Spoon blackberry mixture over batter.
  • 3
    Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until dough rises and is golden. Serve warm with cream.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A basic Blackberry Cobbler dough, which is like a drop biscuit, should be mixed with a light hand so it will rise up through the berry mixture and have a light texture. Mix just until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  • tip 2
    For this Blackberry Cobbler recipe, try adding 1/2 teaspoon of a warm baking spice—cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, or cardamom—to the cobbler dry ingredients to add an aromatic edge. And a teaspoon of pure vanilla stirred into the berries will enhance their natural sweetness.
  • tip 3
    Summer berries can take a basic cobbler beyond an everyday dessert. For a twist try our Blackberry Cobbler and crisp recipes, and add raspberries to the blackberries for a different flavor combination.
  • tip 4
    With this easy Blackberry Cobbler, try mixing grated lemon or lime zest in with the fruit before baking for a fresh flavor twist.

Nutrition

285 Calories, 12 g Total Fat, 3 g Protein, 44 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
8 g
Cholesterol
35 mg
Sodium
360 mg
Potassium
155 mg
Total Carbohydrate
44 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%
12%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
12%
12%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Some food historians say that the term “cobbler” came from Westward-heading Americans who “cobbled” together this fruit dessert in Dutch ovens and cooked it over open campfires. Another story says it was named for the way the baked dough on the top of the dessert looks just like a cobblestone street. No matter the origins of its name there’s no denying that blackberry cobbler is a delicious dessert. Cobbler has been a home cook favorite for so long that variations of the dish (see Betty's Best Blackberry Crisp and Cobbler Recipes to see our top picks!) are known by a number of different names all across the country, including grunts, pandowdy and slumps in New England, or the whimsically named sonker, a deep-dish cobbler found in North Carolina.
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