Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

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  • 45 min


  • 35 min


  • 10 min


  • 6-8 servings



  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 cups blackberries, washed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Pinch plus 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Cream or ice cream, optional


    • Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • In large saucepan, blend 1/2 cup sugar with cornstarch; add blackberries, butter, and pinch of salt. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture begins to thicken and bubble.
    • Remove from heat, and stir in lemon zest and juice. Spread mixture in bottom of an ungreased 8-by-8-inch baking pan; set aside.
    • In medium bowl, combine flour with remaining sugar, baking powder, and remaining salt. With fork, cut in chilled butter until coarse crumbs form. Add milk, and mix to make a soft dough.
    • Drop dough by spoonfuls over fruit mixture in pan.
    • Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden-brown. Cool for 15 minutes before serving.
    • Serve plain, or topped with cream or ice cream, if desired.

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