Meme’s Blackberry Cobbler - VeryVera

Meme’s Blackberry Cobbler

  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 50m
  • Total Time: 1h
  • Serves: 8 people
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  • 1/2 c unsalted butter
  • 4 c fresh blackberries
  • 1 c sugar, plus more for blackberries
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 c whole milk
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream, or ice cream, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place blackberries in a large bowl. Using a potato masher, mash blackberries to release their juices. If blackberries are tart, sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Melt butter in a large cast iron skillet or ovenproof baking dish in the oven, 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. In another large bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt. Add milk and vanilla extract; mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully remove skillet with melted butter from oven. Pour flour mixture into skillet, on top of butter, without stirring. Do not mix together.
  6. Spoon blackberries into batter one spoonful at a time. Do not mix.
  7. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until top is golden brown and a cake tester inserted into the batter comes out clean, about 50 minutes.
  8. Serve warm, with ice cream if desired.