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Easy And Delicious Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

An easy to prepare fresh blueberry cobbler with ooey-gooey blueberries covered with a slightly crunchy cake-like topping.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Author Worthing Court Blog

Ingredients

FILLING

  • 2 ½ cups fresh blueberries may substitute frozen blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Juice of ½ fresh lemon
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted (do not substitute margerine)

TOPPING

  • cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons white granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter do not substitute margerine
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • pinch of ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8" iron skillet.

TO PREPARE FILLING

  1. Mix blueberries, vanilla and lemon juice together and place into bottom of skillet.
  2. Sprinkle with 1 cup sugar and ½ teaspoon flour, then stir in 1 tablespoon melted butter.
  3. Set aside.

TO PREPARE TOPPING

  1. Stir together 1¾ flour, baking powder and 6 tablespoons sugar.
  2. Using your fingers and/or a pastry blender to mix, add 5 tablespoons butter and work together until small pieces are formed.
  3. Make a well in the center and quickly stir in the milk.
  4. Mix (by hand) until just moistened.
  5. Cover batter and let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Spoon batter over blueberry mixture in the skillet.
  7. Mix together 2 teaspoons sugar and pinch of cinnamon and sprinkle over the top.
  8. Bake 20 - 25 minutes, until the top is golden brown.

Recipe Notes

Prior to the resting period, the topping dough should be a very thick batter. You may need to add a splash of milk if it is too dry.
Allow to cool to warm before serving.
Will keep in refrigerator up to two days.
Optional toppings: vanilla ice cream, whipped topping.