Sweet blueberries baked until bubbly with a simple crust. This easy to make from scratch homemade blueberry cobbler recipe is simply begging for a dollop of ice cream to top it off!
Why you'll love this recipe
✔️ easy to make.
✔️ sweet and delicious.
✔️ that old-fashioned fresh fruit flavor can't be beat!
This recipe uses a only handful of pantry staples and fresh blueberries! For the exact ingredient amounts for the easy recipe, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.
- fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries, or two cans pie filling.
- white sugar
- all purpose flour
- baking powder
- whole milk, skim milk or low-fat milk- all work!
Since it's summertime I'm pretty sure you can't live any longer without giving this a try!
This is an overview of the instructions. For the complete directions just scroll down to the bottom!
- Preheat the oven.
- Grease and flour the baking pan.
- Combine blueberries, sugar and flour. Mix well, set aside.
- Next make the simple batter. Start by creaming together butter and sugar.
- Sift together remaining dry ingredients - flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed butter and sugar. Mix in the milk and blend together. Spread on the bottom of the pan.
- Pour the juicy berries on top of the dough.
- Pour boiling water on top of the blueberries.
- Place in preheated oven and bake until hot and bubbly, serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and enjoy this delicious dessert!
Yes, this delicious cobbler needs to be refrigerated. Because it contains eggs, this will keep well in the refrigerator. Be sure to cover it.
Technically it should last 4-5 days refrigerated. In our home.... luckily to last three! It just gets eaten and enjoyed that quickly!
A cobbler is a deep-dish baked fruit dessert with a biscuit or pie dough topping - blueberries, blackberries, peaches - use your favorite! A crisp is similar in that it is also baked fruit with a layer topping - toppings for a crips often include oats or nuts and is streusel-like using flour, sugar and butter.
Yes, you can substitute your favorite fruit! Peach, blackberry, even strawberries or nectarines.
You can use frozen berries. Just be sure to thaw them first and lightly drain them. You'll need four cups of fruit to make this recipe.
Here's one more thing. This recipe is very versatile, you can use a variety of different fruits. Don't have blueberries? Use blackberries, or cherries. Fresh or frozen (thawed) peaches will work too!
Allow frozen berries or fruit to thaw to room temperature.
A splash of vanilla extract (about a teaspoon) to the batter is always a yummy addition!
Refrigerate - allow it to come to room temperature. Cover with plastic wrap and store leftover cobbler in the refrigerator up to three days. But seriously..... it never lasts long!
Freeze - this can be frozen, but I think the texture is better enjoyed fresh.
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Serve this easy dessert with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream of course! That's my favorite part, YUM!
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Great Grandma Darnell's Blueberry Cobbler
- 4 cups blueberries washed
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon flour
- ½ cup sugar
- ¼ cup butter softened
- 1 cup flour
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup milk
- 1 cup boiling water
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees
- Grease and flour an 8x8 inch pan.
- Combine the blueberries, ½ cup sugar and 1 tablespoon flour. Mix well, set aside.
- Cream together ¼ cup butter and ½ cup sugar.
- Sift together 1 cup flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed butter and sugar. Add the milk and blend together. Spread in the bottom of the 8x8 inch pan.
- Pour the berry mixture on top of the dough.
- Over all, pour 1 cup boiling water.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes.
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Here in Fresno we're hitting the dog days of summer with warm evening and hot, hot days!
The end of summer also means it's time to enjoy those late summer fruits like blueberries! And boy do I have a treat for you today with this old-fashioned family recipe for Homemade Blueberry Cobbler.
This is my Cousin Sadie's recipe and was passed on to her from her Great Grandma Darnell. I am so proud to share it with you today!
Wouldn't you agree that family recipes are precious? It was so great to share the gumdrop cookies recipe last week and I had a reader write in and suggest that I frame the handwritten recipe and I thought that sounded like such a great idea.