This EASY Blackberry Cobbler recipe makes for the best summer dessert! Juicy fresh blackberry filled with buttery and flakey biscuits, so GOOD!

Serve the warm blackberry cobbler with some vanilla ice cream for the perfect summer treat.

A white casserole dish with blackberry cobbler and a black spoon.

There is nothing better than a delicious treat to enjoy during the summertime. From this cobbler to our Peach Cobbler, the popular Coconut Ice Cream or Homemade Peach Pie– are summertime favorites! 

EASY BLACKBERRY COBBLER-

This blackberry cobbler is such a delicious, quick, and easy dessert that is perfect, especially during the summertime! The blackberries are tossed in sugar, lemon, and cornstarch and topped with a biscuit topping. The cobbler is then baked until the blackberries are floating in a thick and flavor-packed sauce and the biscuit topping is golden and flakey.

Chef’s Tip: The cobbler is best when served with vanilla ice cream.

A bowl of blackberry cobbler with fresh vanilla ice cream.

INGREDIENTS- 

All you need is just a few simple ingredients to make this delicious berry cobbler. 

  • Blackberries– You want to make sure to use fresh blackberries for the ultimate flavors. 
  • Sugar– We use granulated sugar to sweeten the berries. 
  • Cornstarch– Be sure to use fresh cornstarch, to thicken the berries and juices. 
  • Water– We add water to the berries to give a juicy cobbler mixture. 
  • Cinnamon– Ground cinnamon for extra flavors. 
  • Lemon Juice & Zest– Freshly squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest for additional flavors. 
  • Biscuit Topping– For the biscuit topping we use half a portion of our homemade buttermilk biscuit recipe. You can also use premade buttermilk biscuits, we like to use the Pillsbury biscuit dough.
Fresh blackberries in a bowl topped with lemon zest.

HOW TO MAKE BLACKBERRY COBBLER- 

This flavorful blackberry cobbler recipe comes together so quickly and is so easy to make! 

  1. Blackberry filling– Combine all the ingredients for the blackberry cobbler filling in a large bowl. 
  2. Add to the dish– Transfer the berry mixture into a small baking dish. 
  3. Biscuit topping– In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the biscuit topping and mix until biscuit batter is formed. 
  4. Assemble– Spray an ice cream scoop with baking spray and scoop the biscuit batter onto the blackberries. Creating scoops all over the berries. 
  5. Bake– Bake the cobbler until the biscuits are golden and crispy.
  6. Rest– Remove from the oven and let sit for at least 10-15 minutes. 
  7. Enjoy– Serve with fresh vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

COBBLER VARIATIONS- 

Switch out the blackberries for a different type of fruit or add two kinds of fruit to change up the flavor of this cobbler. 

  • Raspberries
  • Peaches
  • Multi Berry
  • Blackberry Peach
  • Strawberry
  • Apple
Blackberry cobbler in a white baking dish topped with golden biscuits.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS- 

What is the best pan for this cobbler?

Any small casserole dish will work, whether it is a 7.5″x10.5″, 9”x9” or a 7”x11” baking dish.

How to reheat this blackberry cobbler?

You can reheat this cobbler in the oven or microwave.

Can I freeze this dish?

We do not recommend freezing this blackberry cobbler.

How to store leftovers?

Store the leftovers covered in an air-tight plastic wrap in the fridge for up to 2-3 days.

Can I use frozen blackberries?

Yes! You can use frozen blackberries if you do not have fresh blackberries.

Blackberry cobbler in a white bowl with ice cream and a spoon.

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Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

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This EASY Blackberry Cobbler recipe makes for the best summer dessert! Juicy fresh blackberry filled with buttery and flakey biscuits, so GOOD!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

cobbler filling-

biscuit topping-

  • 1 cup all purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 3 Tbsp all purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 4 Tbsps unsalted butter cold
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/2 cup half and half creamer

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a bowl, add the blackberries, sugar, cornstarch, water, cinnamon, lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix to combine.
  • Transfer the berry mixture into a small baking dish.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, cream of tartar, baking powder.
  • Mix in the butter with the flour ingredients until crumbly.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the half and half with egg.
  • Create a well in the center and pour in the wet ingredients and mix with metal spoon just until incorporated.
  • Spray an ice cream scoop with baking spray and scoop the biscuit batter onto the blackberries. Creating scoops all over the berries.
  • Bake the cobbler for 30-35 minutes or until the biscuits are golden and crispy.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for at least 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 314kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 5gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 125mgPotassium: 472mgFiber: 7gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 588IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 153mgIron: 2mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)