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Easy Blueberry Cobbler
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Easy Blueberry Cobbler

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time39 mins
Cooling time30 mins
Total Time54 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry, cobbler
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock


Biscuit Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 5 teaspoons sugar - divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted melted butter - divided


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 cups blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Prepare the biscuit dough by whisking together flour, 3 teaspoons sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk and 6 tablespoons melted butter (the butter will clump); set aside.
  • Prepare the filling in a large bowl by combining sugar, cornstarch, lemon zest and salt; mix together.
  • Stir in blueberries and lemon juice and gently stir until combined.
  • Transfer to an 8x8 metal or ceramic baking pan (see note).
  • Place baking pan on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 25 minutes .
  • Remove pan from oven and increase temperature to 475 degrees.
  • Stir blueberry mixture gently.
  • When oven reaches 475 degrees, combine the wet biscuit ingredients with the dry ingredients.
  • Stir until just incorporated - do not over mix the batter.
  • Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup sprayed with cooking spray to drop biscuit batter on top of hot blueberry mixture.
  • Sprinkle biscuits with remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  • Bake at 475 for 12-14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center biscuit comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven, melt remaining tablespoon of butter and brush over biscuits.
  • Cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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Do not use a glass baking dish for this recipe.  The high oven temperature may cause the glass to break.  We recommend that you use a metal or ceramic baking dish.  
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