blackberry cobbler

a good friend of mine asked me to make a berry cobbler (a favorite of her beau’s) for a birthday surprise. never one to back down from a challenge, i accepted and promised myself that the cobbler would be kick ass.

i had never made a cobbler before, so it was perfect for sunday funday. i knew i wanted to make a blackberry cobbler, so i started by comparing recipes i found in my cookbooks. i finally settled on a modified version of mark bittman’s how to cook everything. 

she was planning a romantic picnic under the stars, so i wanted a cobbler they could sweetly share in a pretty little ramkin.

blackberry cobbler

12oz fresh blackberries
1/2cups sugar
zest of one sweet lemon
juice of one half of sweet lemon
one stick of unsalted butter
scant 1/2cup all purpose flour
1/2tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
1 large egg
pre heat over to 375degrees. combine blackberries with 1/4cup of sugar, lemon zest and a generous squeeze of lemon. spread berry mix between 2 16oz ramkins. combine other 1/4cup sugar, flour and baking powder in a food processor and pulse once or twice. add butter and process until the mix is well blended. by hand beat in the egg and rest of lemon juice. drop the mix onto the fruit by tablespoonfuls (do not spread it out). bake until golden yellow and just starting to brown for about 30min. serve warm. 


it was planned that i would go to her condo, pick up the picnic supply and set up the picnic blanket spread, complete with warm blackberry cobbler so the picnic surprise was ready for the birthday boy. my mission accomplished, i scurried home in complete hopes of blackberry cobbler success. a little later i got my hopes validated in a text from my friend thanking me with “was lovely-thank you, Faith!!!! xxxxx DELICIOUS cobbler”

here’s to many more,

About faithbenitez

novice cook, expert food lover and day dreamer extraordinaire
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One Response to blackberry cobbler

  1. thesavvystudent says:

    This post is super sweet in all ways! Delicious looking cobbler and a wonderful story as well.

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