Mixed Berry Cobbler

Hello all–  Wonderful time with friends last night– went to dinner at IL Amerikano for dinner, sort of Mexicanish-American food.  I took full advantage of their spiced French fries with cilantro ranch dressing!!  And then we all headed back to our house for this berry cobbler– warmed in the oven with a plop of vanilla ice cream — accompanied by good conversation.  The best kind of Saturday night!


MIXED BERRY COBBLER

Berries:
6 cups mixed berries
(I used blueberries, blackberries & strawberries)
2/3 cup sugar
1 tab. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. salt

Biscuits:
1 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tab. cornmeal
2  1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 cup buttermilk*
6 tab. butter, melted
1/2 tsp. vanilla


In a large mixing bowl stir together the berries, 2/3 cup sugar, cornstarch and salt.  Nestle the berries into a 9″ square (or deep round) baking dish.  Pop them in a 375 degree oven for 15 minutes.

While they are baking, make the cobbler (biscuits) to set on top.  Mix together the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.  Then stir in the buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla.  Mix it up to make a stiff dough.

Drop the the dough by spoonfuls onto the hot berries and turn up the oven to 400 degrees.  Bake for 15 to 17 minutes until the cobbler is golden.  Serve it warm with ice cream.  Perfect!

*If you don’t have buttermilk on hand, pour a tablespoon of cider vinegar in a measuring cup and fill to 1/3 with milk.  Let it sit a couple minutes to thicken.

43 thoughts on “Mixed Berry Cobbler

  1. Sounds like a perfect evening Rhonda and that berry cobbler looks absolutely delicious! Hope all is well and pretty soon we on the east coast will be seeing those gorgeous berries at the farmers market❤️

    • Hey Suzanne! hooray, Spring on the horizon! I wish someday I could visit your Farmers Market where you find all the beautiful unusual produce!! We are going back to see our kids in Wisconsin next week. They have a smaller Farmers Market in the seniors center every Saturday morning and each week a different restaurant in town serves breakfast there– last year when I went it was Indian food! Love hearing from you Suzanne– looks like you’re getting lots of use out of your new oven!! hugs hugs!

    • Hi Ursula! thanks– We had gone out for pie with Larry’s parents a couple weeks ago and I had the best berry pie– so I kept thinking about that pie– and this was the result, more berries! Hope you have a good weekend ahead– any plans??

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