Berry Cobbler Recipe

Berry cobbler is one of our favorite summer desserts to make, and you can use any fruit you have on hand. Berries yield the best results, in my opinion. It’s quick and simple to prepare and always hits our house.

Ingredients – cobbler recipe


3 CUPS (blueberries, strawberries  and/or raspberries * really any fruit you want)

1/2 CUP white sugar

2 TBSP lemon (or lime) juice


1 CUP all-purpose flour

1/2 CUP white sugar

1 CUP whole milk

2 TSP baking powder

1 STICK unsalted butter (melted)

3/4 TSP vanilla extract

1/3 TSP salt 

Plain cooking spray

Make It:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees (if your oven has a convection feature I recommend using it).

First, prepare the filling.
Wash your fruit and then cut the strawberries into small 1/4 inch-sized pieces; make
sure all blueberries’ stems are removed.
Add them to a bowl with the sugar and citrus juice.
Stir well and make sure the fruit is evenly coated.
Set aside, let the mixture rest for about 20 minutes.

The mixed berries - Recipe: Summertime Berry Cobbler - Easy and Delicious
Berries, sugar, and citrus

Next, start melting the butter. I do this in a saucepan on the stovetop at low heat.
Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
Once the butter is melted, add the milk, butter, and vanilla to the dry mixture.
Whisk until batter is smooth and evenly combined.

Recipe: Summertime Berry Cobbler - Easy and Delicious
Fruit and batter are ready
Batter in pan - Recipe: Summertime Berry Cobbler - Easy and Delicious
Batter in the pie pan

Then, generously apply cooking spray to a 9-inch pie pan.
Pour in the batter.
Next, pour the fruit mixture directly into the center of the batter.
Press the fruit down with your spatula or wooden spoon to make it all level, but do not mix it in any way.
This will allow the cake to rise around some fruit but leave the center as the trademark cobbler center of pure fruit.

Ready to bake - Recipe: Summertime Berry Cobbler - Easy and Delicious
The fruit is in the center, time to bake

Bake 35 to 40 minutes at 375 degrees.
It’s done when the crust is covered in golden highlights.
Then, let it cool for 45 minutes on a rack and 45 minutes in the refrigerator before cutting and serving.
Finally, you can add whipped cream, chopped nuts, or ice cream.

Berry Cobbler - Recipe: Summertime Berry Cobbler - Easy and Delicious
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And enjoy with friends and family… or eat it all yourself.

Here is another fun summer cake idea if you like lemon!


  1. It’s so good! I can not wait to hear your thoughts!!

  2. Thank you for sharing, I can’t wait to try out this recipe. It looks scrumptious!

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Jermie Anderson

Jermie Anderson lives in Dayton, Ohio with his wife and daughter. He works for UPS, however, his true love is making people happy with the food he makes.

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