Thursday, June 17, 2010

Blackberry Cobbler

Since I posted "The Blackberry Traditions of Summer" I've had a lot of requests for my blackberry cobbler recipe. So I thought I'd post it here for everyone to enjoy.

Blackberry Cobbler

3 cups fresh blackberries, washed and hulled
1 cup plus 2 Tblsp sugar
½ cup water
1 Tblsp cornstarch
¼ cup butter, cold
½ cup butter, melted
1 cup Bisquick
1 plus ½ cup milk

Preheat oven to 375. In medium saucepan, heat blackberries, 1 cup sugar, ½ cup water 1 Tblsp cornstarch. Boil, stirring constantly until sauce thickens slightly. Reduce heat to simmer.

In mixing bowl, add Bisquick and ½ cup melted butter. Stir until well mixed. Slowly add milk a little at a time until the batter reaches the desired consistency, not too thick, not too thin, but easily poured or spooned out. You may not need to add all the milk.

Remove berries from heat and pour into 8x8 baking dish. Dot with ¼ cup cold butter, then top with batter. Put the baking dish into the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes or until top is golden brown and syrup is thick and bubbling. Remove from oven, cool slightly. Serve warm with ice cream, milk, whipped cream, or alone.


  1. once i find a uk equivalent to bisquick i am soo going to try this hun it looks yummy,from your fbook friend sarah :) not anon lol

  2. Sarah,
    To substitute for Bisquick, you can try
    1 cup flour
    1 Tblsp. sugar
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt

    Bisquick is simply a dry baking mix that provides a shortcut for pancakes, dumplings and American biscuits (rolls for my UK friends.) Just sift the above ingredients together, then proceed with the recipe as described.

    Good luck!

  3. I've been lucky enough to have eaten this cobbler prepared by the author herself, and it is a fabulous recipe.

  4. I use self rising flour instead of bisquick and it works great. I love a cobbler! Peach is my favorite-but blue or blackberry is awesome. Last year though-my blackberries were not ripe enough maybe. When cooked-they turned a red color and were bitter. Any ideas?

    1. Sometimes lemon juice helps with that.