Easy Berry Cobbler From Scratch

Easy Berry Cobbler From Scratch

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Every so often I like to pull out my recipe for Berry Cobbler because it doesn’t take a lot of ingredients, and it’s really easy to put together.

Oh. And because I live in a house of men folk and they get pretty darn excited when I announce there will be some Berry Cobbler action for dessert.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

Actually, pre-farm life, we lived on the edge of some woods that were thick with blackberries. We spent a lot of time picking berries, eating berries, and picking more berries.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.
My youngest in 2010 — when he was still shorter than me — picking (and eating) blackberries.

When we actually managed to get a decent amount inside, we’d make cobbler.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

So although blackberries are what we always used for the original recipe, it’s just because that’s what we happened to have. You can use whatever berries you like for this cobbler—fresh or frozen, whatever you have on hand. We’ve used strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or mixed berries. All the berries, y’all.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

I honestly think this recipe might work with other kinds of fruit you might want to try. Apples? Peaches?

I don’t know. Be creative. It’s the best way to figure out what works.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

The neat thing about this recipe is there is no cornstarch in it. There is a little magic trick that happens with boiling water to create a thickened sauce for the bottom of the Berry Cobbler.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

I don’t know how it works, but it does. See?

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

We love serving this with homemade whipped cream. I mean, you really can’t go wrong with a Berry Cobbler from scratch, topped with fresh whipped cream.

Cool Whip don’t have nothin’ on this, baby.

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

Now get thee to the kitchen and make some Berry Cobbler. Your family (and your belly) will be so very happy.

Easy Berry Cobbler From Scratch

An easy cobbler you can make with simple ingredients you've probably got on hand. Use any kind of berries you like!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar (divided)
  • 1/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups berries
  • 1 cup water (boiling)

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, cream 1 cup of the sugar and all of the butter.

  2. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add this mixture to the creamed sugar and butter, stir to combine.

  3. Add milk, mix well.

  4. Pour and spread batter into 12x8 or 10x7 pan.

  5. Pour berries over the batter and sprinkle with remaining sugar.

  6. Slowly pour boiling water over the top. Yes, this seems strange -- but you're doing it right!

  7. Bake at 350.  12x8 pan 45-55 minutes, 10x7 pan 60-70 minutes

Need more ideas for what to bake today? Try Farmhouse Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, or Sour Cream Rhubarb Cake!

Get thee to the kitchen and make this Berry Cobbler. It's an easy recipe and you can use whatever berries are on hand! Your belly will be so very happy.

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