This easy blueberry cobbler recipe is made with simple ingredients and can be thrown together in no time. It is made with fresh blueberries and a light. Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the most irresistible
There is something extra special about a fresh blueberry cobbler right out of the oven. I don’t know if it is because it symbolizes the start of the blueberry season or if it is because the weather is warming up and everything is better with warmer weather but it is just the perfect summer dessert.
This is the best blueberry fruit cobbler.
It is super versatile and only uses a handful of ingredients to give you one of the most delicious cobbler desserts ever.
I personally this is one of those fruit desserts that can be made both for a special occasion as well as just on a weekend to enjoy with family and friends.
Why do you need to make this recipe?
- It is a great way to use up your extra summer fruit.
- This is a recipe that the whole family will love.
- It’s quick to make when you don’t have a lot of time but still want something delicious to serve to your friends and family.
What is a cobbler?
A cobbler is a baked fruit dessert with two distinct layers. The fruit mixture is at the bottom and a biscuit topping or cake batter topping is added to the fruit before baking. It is fruity, juicy, and delicious!
Ingredients for this blueberry dessert
Here are the ingredients you will need to make this easy recipe. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed ingredient measurements. You can also find the printable recipe card there as well.
- Blueberries- You can use either fresh or frozen fruit for this.
- Granulated sugar
- Lemon juice and lemon zest- This will give our dessert that absolutely delicious hint of lemon.
- Vanilla extract
- Baking powder
- Butter- you can use salted, or unsalted butter for this.
How to make this homemade blueberry cobbler recipe?
This is how you can make this fresh berries cobbler. Make sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for the full detailed instructions!
- In a large bowl, mix the juicy blueberries with the sugar and lemon zest. Stir to combine.
- Spray your baking dish with nonstick cooking spray, and evenly distribute the blueberry mixture in the prepared pan.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the dry ingredients, aka the all-purpose flour, sugar, cornstarch, and salt until combined.
- Add in the milk and the melted butter and whisk until a batter forms.
- Drizzle the batter over the blueberries and bake in the preheated oven.
- You’ll know the cobbler is ready when the blueberry filling is bubbling on the side and the topping is golden brown.
- Allow it to cool down a little bit before serving it with some whipped cream of vanilla ice cream.
Frequently asked questions – FAQ
How to store this easy blueberry cobbler recipe?
You can store any leftovers you have in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can also wrap the dish. you baked your blueberry cobbler with plastic wrap and place it in the fridge once it has cooled down to room temperature. Keep in mind that storing it for any long period of time will make it a little soggy on top.
Can I freeze leftover blueberry cobbler?
You sure can!
If you want to store your cobbler for longer than 3 days, you can place it in an airtight container once it has cooled down and freeze for up to 3 months. When you are ready to enjoy it, allow it to thaw in the fridge overnight or on the counter for a few hours then heat up in the microwave before enjoying your fresh fruit dessert.
Can I use frozen blueberries for this?
Yes, you can. No need to thaw them before making this recipe though. Just add them to your bowl and mix them with the sugar and the lemon zest.
How can I make this fruit cobbler gluten-free?
The best option to make this dessert gluten-free is to substitute the regular flour with a 1:1 gluten-free flour substitute.
Easy blueberry cobbler recipe – The perfect dessert for those hot spring and summer days.
How to Make Blueberry Cobbler
for the blueberry layer
- 4 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
- ⅓ cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoon lemon zest
- 5 tablespoon butter salted or unsalted.
For the batter
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¾ cup milk
- Preheat the oven to 400F then slice the butter and place it in a 9×13 inch baking dish and place in the oven while the oven preheats to melt the butter.5 tablespoon butter
- In a large bowl, mix the blueberries with the sugar and lemon zest. Stir to combine.4 cup blueberries, ⅓ cup granulated sugar, 2 teaspoon lemon zest
- In a separate bowl, whisk all-purpose flour, sugar, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add in the milk and whisk until a batter forms.1 cup all-purpose flour, ¾ cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 2 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¾ cup milk
- Evenly distribute the blueberry mixture in the prepared pan once the butter is melted. Drizzle the batter over the blueberries and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes. You'll know it's ready when the fruit is bubbly at the edge and a toothpick inserted in the cobbler part comes out clean.
- Allow it to cool down a little bit before serving it with some whipped cream, a drizzle of heavy cream, or vanilla ice cream.
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