Blackberry Cobbler

This recipe can also be made from raspberries, blueberries, cherries, or a combination, which is sometimes called jumbleberry. The berry juice soaks into the biscuits, giving them enormous flavor. The whole wheat in the biscuits adds protein and fiber.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups whole-wheat flour
  • 4½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. cold butter
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • 8 cups blackberries
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Make the biscuits: Combine flours, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add butter and mix with a pastry cutter or your fingers until mixture is pea-sized pieces. Add buttermilk and mix with wooden spoon until dough forms. Roll dough on floured board to 1" thickness. Cut biscuit circles out, and set them aside.
  • Make the cobbler: Toss the blackberries, flour, and sugar together, then put the mixture into a 9" × 11" baking dish.
  • Bake the blackberries for 25 minutes, remove from oven, and place the unbaked biscuits on top of the hot berries.
  • Brush the biscuit tops with cream and return the cobbler to the oven to bake for another 25 minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups whole-wheat flour
  • 4½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. cold butter
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • 8 cups blackberries
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Make the biscuits: Combine flours, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add butter and mix with a pastry cutter or your fingers until mixture is pea-sized pieces. Add buttermilk and mix with wooden spoon until dough forms. Roll dough on floured board to 1" thickness. Cut biscuit circles out, and set them aside.
  • Make the cobbler: Toss the blackberries, flour, and sugar together, then put the mixture into a 9" × 11" baking dish.
  • Bake the blackberries for 25 minutes, remove from oven, and place the unbaked biscuits on top of the hot berries.
  • Brush the biscuit tops with cream and return the cobbler to the oven to bake for another 25 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories430
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium760mg
Total Carbohydrate74g
Dietary Fiber11g
Sugars30g
Protein9g