Blackberry/Dewberry Cobbler

Delicious, old-fashioned dessert made with fresh-picked blackberries or dewberries.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Author Bayou Woman


  • 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.