Blueberry Cobbler
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Blueberry Cobbler

Delicious and easy to make, this Blueberry Cobbler is great for weeknight desserts or casual gatherings. Serve the cobbler warm with vanilla ice cream for the perfect summer treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Blueberry, Cobbler, Summer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 269kcal
Author Adapted from The New York Times Cooking, Melissa Clark


For the Blueberries:

  • 3 cups blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar add more if blueberries are tart
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest loosely packed

For the Biscuits:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup fine cornmeal
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 3 tbsp. cold unsalted butter cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest loosely packed
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp. heavy cream for brushing top of biscuit


  • Position rack in centre of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F.

For the Blueberry filling:

  • Wash the blueberries, drain and add the sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, and cornstarch, mix well and set aside.

For the Biscuit Topping:

  • In the bowl of your food processor, add the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest. Pulse a few times until mixture is combined.
  • Add butter, and pulse until it resembles coarse meal.
  • Pour in the cream and continue to pulse until the dough comes together.
  • Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat it together, divide the topping into several dough balls.
  • Scrape blueberry filling into a 8 inch square baking dish, spread blueberries evenly in the pan.
  • Top the blueberries with the biscuit dough balls, making sure to spread each ball out as to cover most of the blueberry filling.
  • Brush the top of the biscuits with a bit of heavy cream.
  • Bake for approx. 25 min or until the biscuit is nicely golden on top.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 1.2mg