Blackberry Cobbler

Southern Food and Fun

easy, classic recipe

Blackberry Cobbler is a perfect sweet and tart dessert, with an easy self-made buttery crust over juicy blackberries. This is a classic, Southern favorite!

Step-by-Step Recipe

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Place blackberries in a saucepan & stir in ½ cup granulated sugar. Add thyme & bring to a boil then turn down to simmer. Cook for 5 minutes & remove from heat.


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Whisk together flour & baking soda. Then add remaining ½ cup of granulated sugar & ½ cup brown sugar & whisk until well blended. Stir in buttermilk & vanilla extract.


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Once butter is melted, slowly pour in batter over the butter but do not stir.


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Remove thyme from blackberries & discard, then gently spoon the blackberries & any accumulated juices over the batter & do not stir.


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Sprinkle the turbinado sugar over the top then bake for 40-45 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot or room temperature with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream!



You can use fresh or frozen blackberries. If using frozen, you'll need to allow the berries to thaw and drain the excess juice.

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