This homemade blackberry cobbler is made with just a few ingredients and is absolutely heavenly! Buttery, comforting and the perfect dessert for a hot summer day.

If you’re a cobbler lover, you also need to try this easy blueberry cobbler and this classic peach cobbler.

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How to Make Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler

With just a few simple ingredients, our step-by-step recipe will have you enjoying some homemade comfort food in less than an hour. Here’s how to make a mouthwatering blackberry cobbler:

  1. Preheat the oven. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Prepare the other ingredients.
  2. Combine the ingredients. In a bowl combine 1 cup of sugar, flour and baking powder.
  3. Add the milk and butter. Add the milk and melted butter and mix to combine.
  4. Divide. Divide the batter between 6 large ramekins. Top with blackberries. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  5. Bake. Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until golden.
  6. Serve. Serve with ice cream.
Blackberry Cobbler

Why Is My Cobbler Runny?

Wondering why your cobbler is runny? There could be a few reasons why:

  • There’s too much filling. To avoid this, add just enough fruit filling to fill the pan without overcrowding it. It shouldn’t be overflowing or above the top of the crust.
  • The temperature is too high. The high heat causes the dough to brown before the fruit filling has time to evaporate. To avoid this, bake your cobbler at a slightly lower temperature so that the juices have time to be absorbed.
  • It needs to bake longer. Baking times vary slightly depending on the type of oven you have, so it’s worth experimenting until you get the times just right. The longer you bake it, the more time the juices have to be absorbed by the batter.
  • The cobbler filling isn’t thick enough. Cornstarch, flour, and tapioca are all common thickeners used in cobbler recipes, so be sure to follow the recipe closely and measure out the proper amount of thickener.
  • The filling has too much liquid. Too much liquid from the fruit can result in a soupy consistency. Drain off any excess liquid from your fruit before using it in the filling to prevent this issue.
Blackberry Cobbler

Can I Make Cobbler with Frozen Blackberries?

Yes, you can! Just be sure to let the blackberries thaw at room temperature first. Once it’s thawed completely, drain any excess liquid to prevent your cobbler from becoming too watery.

Blackberry Cobbler

Can I Make Cobbler Without Baking Powder?

It’s possible to make a tasty cobbler without baking powder. Instead, you can such as buttermilk, yogurt, or cream of tartar to achieve a similar rise in your dough. However, keep in mind that the texture and consistency of your cobbler may differ slightly from the original recipe.

Blackberry Cobbler (Easy Recipe)

This homemade blackberry cobbler is buttery and decadent (but just light enough with the addition of fresh blackberries). A great summer dessert, good for a large group.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients 

  • 1 and 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries, rinsed and patted dry

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a bowl combine 1 cup of sugar, flour and baking powder.
  • Add the milk and melted butter and mix to combine.
  • Divide the batter between 6 large ramekins.
  • Top with blackberries.
  • Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve with ice cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 159mgPotassium: 162mgFiber: 3gSugar: 42gVitamin A: 169IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 146mgIron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Emma Kelly

Lover of smoosh faced dogs, cooking (of all kinds), spending as much time as I can in the garden (especially with homegrown veg and cut flowers), and diy’ing everything! Make sure to follow me on Pinterest for more easy meals, (mostly) healthy desserts and crave-worthy snacks. Learn more about me here.

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