Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler

Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler Recipe
Photo: David Hillegas; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell
Our fruit cobbler is a tasty way to enjoy plump summer berries. Use a cast iron or enamel-coated cast iron skillet, and don’t pile on the ingredients—just fill to a little more than halfway, or they will bubble over.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes


1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
3/4 pound (12 ounces) sliced peaches
3/4 pound (12 ounces) blackberries, raspberries, and/or strawberries, halved
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup light brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
1 cup whipping cream


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°). Combine 1/8 teaspoon salt and next 7 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring gently until well blended. Pour into a buttered 10-inch cast iron skillet.

2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form. Add cream, and stir just until mixture forms a soft dough. Spoon topping over berry mixture.

3. Grill, covered with grill lid, 25 to 30 minutes or until fruit is bubbly and topping is cooked through.

Julia Rutland,

Coastal Living

July 2011
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