How to Make Blueberry Cobbler

Early summer is the best time to find blueberries in season, but you can whip up this quick cobbler year-round using fresh or frozen fruit.

You will need

  • 6 c. blueberries
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 stick of unsalted butter
  • melted
  • 1/3 c. buttermilk
  • Cinnamon and sugar for topping
  • Vanilla ice cream

Step 1 Prepare the oven and dish Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and butter a shallow rectangular glass baking dish.

Step 2 Bake the berries Mix 1/2 cup of sugar and the cornstarch, and then add the blueberries, and syrup if you are using frozen berries. Spoon the mixture into the baking dish, and bake for 25 minutes.

Step 3 Mix dry dough ingredients While the blueberries bake, whisk the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl.

Step 4 Combine dough Combine the melted butter and buttermilk in a small bowl. Just before you take the berries out of the oven, combine all the ingredients with a spatula.

Step 5 Add crust Take the berries out of the oven and increase the temperature to 425. Pinch of 6 or 8 equal pieces of dough and dollop them on top of the hot berries. Sprinkle the dough with cinnamon and sugar.

Step 6 Bake Bake the cobbler for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 7 Cool and serve Cool for at least 20 minutes, and serve with ice cream.