Immerse yourself in the essence of summer with our Homemade Blackberry Cobbler, a dessert that captures the juicy, tart sweetness of blackberries beneath a golden, buttery crust. This cobbler is a celebration of simplicity and flavor, showcasing the seasonal bounty of fresh blackberries in every bite. Whether you’re concluding a family dinner, entertaining guests on a warm evening, or simply indulging in a sweet treat, this blackberry cobbler promises to transport you to a place of pure culinary bliss. Easy to assemble and irresistibly delicious, it serves as a beautiful reminder of summer’s fleeting joys, making every moment (and bite) one to savor.



Why You’ll Love Homemade Blackberry Cobbler:

  • Seasonal Delight: Takes full advantage of fresh, ripe blackberries at their peak.
  • Simple Elegance: A straightforward recipe that delivers on both taste and presentation.
  • Versatile: Perfect served warm or cold, with ice cream or whipped cream for added decadence.
  • Crowd-Pleaser: A universally loved dessert that’s sure to garner compliments from all who taste it.

Ingredients Notes For Homemade Blackberry Cobbler:

  • Blackberries: Fresh, ripe blackberries are ideal, but frozen can also be used if fresh isn’t available.
  • Sugar: To sweeten the blackberries and the biscuit topping. Adjust according to the tartness of your berries.
  • Lemon Juice: A splash enhances the blackberries’ natural flavors and adds a lovely brightness.
  • Flour: Used both to thicken the berry mixture and in the biscuit topping for a light, fluffy texture.
  • Baking Powder: Gives the cobbler topping its rise, making it tender and golden.
  • Butter: Cold, unsalted butter cut into the flour creates a rich, crumbly topping.
  • Milk: Adds moisture to the biscuit dough, creating a soft and tender crust.

Recipe Steps:

  1. Preheat and Prepare: Start by preheating your oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Mix the Berries: Toss blackberries with sugar, a bit of flour, and lemon juice. Spread the mixture into the prepared dish.
  3. Make the Topping: In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Cut in cold butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs, then stir in milk just until the dough comes together.
  4. Assemble the Cobbler: Drop spoonfuls of the biscuit dough over the blackberry mixture, covering as much of the surface as possible.
  5. Bake: Place the cobbler in the oven and bake until the topping is golden brown and the berry filling is bubbling, about 35-45 minutes.
  6. Serve Warm: Let it cool slightly, then serve warm, ideally with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.

Storage Options:

  • Refrigerate: Keep leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat gently before serving.
  • Freeze: You can freeze the cobbler for longer storage. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven until warm throughout.




Baking Homemade Blackberry Cobbler from Scratch


For the Filling:

  • 4 cups fresh blackberries (frozen can also be used, just thaw and drain them first)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup granulated sugar (adjust based on the sweetness of the berries)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

For the Cobbler Topping:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup boiling water


Prepare the Filling:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Mix Blackberries: In a large mixing bowl, combine the blackberries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Gently toss until the blackberries are evenly coated. Adjust the sugar according to the sweetness of the berries.
  3. Transfer to Baking Dish: Pour the blackberry mixture into a greased 8-inch square baking dish or a similar-sized round dish. Set aside.

Make the Cobbler Topping:

  1. Combine Dry Ingredients: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut in Butter: Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add Boiling Water: Gradually stir in the boiling water to the flour mixture until just combined. The dough will be quite thick.

Assemble and Bake:

  1. Spoon Topping Over Filling: Drop spoonfuls of the cobbler topping over the blackberry filling. It doesn’t need to cover the filling completely; some berries peeking through are perfectly fine.
  2. Bake: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  3. Cool Slightly: Let the cobbler cool for a few minutes before serving. This allows the filling to thicken up a bit.


  • Serve Warm: Serve the blackberry cobbler warm, ideally with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream on top.

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