Easy Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry cobbler, is a delicious summer treat with juicy blackberries and crispy dough that melts in your mouth. Serve with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate treat.



    • 2 cups fresh blackberries

    • 1 cup white flour

    • ½ cup white sugar

    • ½ teaspoon salt

    • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

    • ½ lemon juice

    • ½ cup unsalted butter

    • 2 teaspoons baking powder

    • A splash of milk (optional) 

    • Vanilla ice cream to serve it (optional)


    1. Pre-heat the oven to 392 F /200 C
    2. Start by placing the blackberries in a bowl and zesting the lemon and juicing half of it. 
    3. Add sugar (but 2 tablespoons of it) to the fruit and mix well. Set aside. 
    4. In another bowl place, the cold butter with the pinch of salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, and the flour and mix using a potato smasher or a pastry cutter until everything is well combined, and the texture of wet sand is achieved. If your mixture is too dry you can add a splash of milk to it. 
    5. In a baking dish add the blackberries and spread well in a layer. 
    6. On top add the batter in small crumbs, pressing down a bit to ensure the layer gets even. 
    7. Cook for 30 minutes at 374 F / 190 C until the top layer is browned and has raised. 
    8. Let chill for 15/20 minutes and serve with some vanilla ice cream


Although this is not the most traditional way of making a fruit cobbler, it is one of the quickest and easier ways of doing it. Its perfect for making with kids and getting them involved in the kitchen with a fun, delicious, and easy project. 

Leftovers (if any) can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

If you don’t have fresh blackberries, but frozen it’s ok, just thaw them slightly before using them to prevent the extra juices from ruining the cobbler and making it soggy.