There’s been a whole lotta picking going on down the bayou at the local berry patch. And the best thing to do with the fresh, dark globes of goodness? Throw them in an old-fashioned cobbler, which is not only a beautiful spring dessert but easy to make.
- 1 QT ripe berries
- 1 Cup water
- 1 Cup sugar
- 2 T butter or margarine
- 2 T flour
- 1 C flour
- 2 tsp . baking powder
- 3/4 Cup sugar
- 3/4 Cup milk
- Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
- In 9 x 13 glass baking dish add 2 T butter, put dish in oven and melt the butter, while you make the berry filling below.
- In saucepan, mix and heat the berries, water, sugar, and butter or margarine.
- Add 2 T flour to thicken.
- Simmer on low heat, until desired thickness. Do not scorch.
- In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour and baking powder.
- Add the sugar and milk.
- Mix well and pour into the baking dish that has 2 T butter or margarine already melted in it. Pour berry filling gently over the entire surface. DO NOT STIR.
- Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until crust on top is golden brown.
This old-fashioned southern dessert is best served warm, topped with a little vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
This is what your cobbler will look like straight out of the oven. If you want to see step-by-step photos, hop on over to a previous version of this recipe. I promise you, your friends and family will love this easy dessert and will sing your culinary praises!
If you aren’t fortunate enough to have access to a berry patch, then fresh blackberries (or even frozen) from your local supermarket will certainly work! Give it a go!