Easy Berry Cobbler

This easy cobbler appeared on our cover in July 2008 and is a favorite of Pam Lolley, Test Kitchen Professional. It was originally made with fresh fruit, but Pam retested using frozen berries. She added a version that uses frozen sliced peaches flavored with peach schnapps for fun. Decrease bake times 5 to 10 minutes when using fresh fruit.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 1 Hours

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hours


4 cups frozen blackberries*
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 large egg
1 cup sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons butter, melted
Sweetened whipped cream (optional)


Preheat oven to 375°. Place blackberries in a lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish; sprinkle with lemon juice. Stir together egg, sugar, and flour in a medium bowl until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over fruit. Drizzle melted butter over topping. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Serve warm with sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

*4 cups frozen mixed berries may be substituted.

Note: For individual cobblers, prepare recipe as directed, and bake at 375° for the same amount of time in 6 (8-oz.) ramekins on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

Try This Twist!

Easy Peach Cobbler: Substitute 4 cups frozen sliced peaches for blackberries. Prepare recipe as directed, sprinkling 1 Tbsp. peach schnapps and 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon over peaches with lemon juice, and baking cobbler 1 hour to 1 hour and 5 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Hands-on time: 10 min.; Total time: 1 hr., 20 min.