Old-Fashioned Blackberry Cobbler

Old-Fashioned Blackberry Cobbler

Summer is all about the cobbler. And although this old-fashioned blackberry cobbler maybe not be as cosmetically perfect as pie, she’s still extremely delicious.

I personally am a big fan of any kind of cobbler: crumbles, buckles, spoon cakes, etc. I will eat them all—believe me.

This particular cobbler leans a little more toward being a spoon cake, because you spoon the batter over the berries before baking.

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You can use fresh or frozen berries. And you can choose your favorite. I went with all blackberries (’tis the season). But strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or a mix of any/all would be be divine as well.

Choose your own adventure.

Is cobbler suppose to be gooey?

Yes. This blackberry cobbler will have a few textures. The fruit will be juicy while the cobbler crust will be a spongy cake texture. If you add a scoop of vanilla ice cream, which I highly recommend, this will add a little more moisture.

Other fruit based desserts:

  • Strawberry and Poppy Seed Pie
  • Vegan Mixed Berry Crisp
  • Black and Blue Cobbler
  • No-Bake Banana Cream Pie
  • Blueberry Pie

Serve warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. The melted ice cream mixed in with the warm blackberries is the best! Enjoy. xo. Emma


Old-Fashioned Blackberry Cobbler

fresh or frozen blackberries with a cobbler top
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberries, cobbler
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Emma Chapman


  • 36 ounces blackberries 7-8 cups
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter melted and cooled
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • In a 9×13 baking dish, add the berries and then sprinkle the brown sugar over the top.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the butter and granulated white sugar.
  • Then, stir in the eggs, vanilla, and milk until combined.
  • In a smaller bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredient bowl until a batter forms (similar to cake batter consistency).
  • Spoon the batter over the top of the berries and use the bottom of the spoon to spread the batter in an even layer.
  • Bake at 350°F for 40-42 minutes until the edges are crisp and golden.
  • Allow to cool some before serving. But I like to serve this warm with ice cream (so it melts the ice cream while you eat).


You can use fresh or frozen berries.

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