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Mellissa's Grandma's Blackberry Cobbler Recipe
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Mellissa's Grandma's Blackberry Cobbler

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"Wonderful served warm with ice cream...brings back wonderful memories of picking berries and sitting down at the table with my family. Works well with fresh or frozen fruit. You can also use black raspberries, peaches, cherries...a new favorite is 2 cups fresh peaches and 2 cups fresh blackberries!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9x13-inch cobbler Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Place the blackberries into a large saucepan; add the cornstarch and 1 1/2 cup of sugar. Pour in the water, and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly until the berries have thickened, about 5 minutes. Pour into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, and 2/3 cup of sugar together in a mixing bowl. Cut in the margarine until it is the size of peas. Stir in the milk until a soft dough forms, then drop by spoonfuls onto the hot blackberry topping.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 30 to 45 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 31, 2012

I think this was overly sweet and I cut down the sugar in the berries. Maybe that would be a function of the berries. This isn't my favorite blackberry cobbler but not the worst. I think using juice instead of water and cutting down the sugar would help tremendously.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 17, 2011

Tried it twice. Too runny, doesn't set up. Too much water. Why are you boiling the blackberries? Too hot of an oven. I would change, make the simple syrup and pour over the uncooked blackberries, don't add the milk to the topping, just crumble it together with the butter, and turn down the heat!!!! 350 is correct temperature.

 

16 Ratings

Jul 09, 2013

This was very good. I followed the directions exactly as written, other than accidentally boiling the berries a little to long because I got busy!!! I think they were boiling for 11 minutes instead of the 5... It was perfect!! I don't see why anyone would say different.. :) Thank you!!!

 
Dec 05, 2013

I cooked the berries on the stove longer it wasn't as watery. My husband and i really enjoyed this!!

 
Feb 01, 2013

This was a hit with my family... I used a pound cake recipe for the topping because that's how my Great Aunt made hers.... The berry syrup mix was awesome... Thanks to Mellissa and her Grandmother!

 
Jan 08, 2013

I tried this recipe, 1/2 blackberries 1/2 apples. Had only rave reviews. Did not have any problem with it setting, it sets as it cools. I actually had to make a second batch, since I didn't get a taste of the first!

 
Jun 25, 2015

It was good but needed more blackberries for me.

 
Jun 25, 2015

I did add way more cornstarch than the recipe called for like 5 tablespoons before I quit counting, good thing I did too because it was still pretty runny. I also added cinnamon, I just sprinkled it on the top to taste. Very very good

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 58.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 417 mg
  • 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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