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Blackberry Cobbler

Easy blackberry cobbler recipe is southern style - full of plump berries and sweet dumplings that simmer along with red wine until they come together in a thick, sweet compote.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American - Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Chilling Dough 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 436kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup ice water

For the cobbler:

  • 4 cups blackberries , rinsed and gently patted dry
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup CK Mondavi and Family Red Blend wine

Instructions

For the cobbler crust:

  • Mix flour, sugar, and salt.
  • Shred 12 tablespoons butter into flour with the coarse side of a grater.
  • Add vanilla to ice water.
  • Slowly stir ice water into the flour mixture with a fork just until dough begins to form.
  • You'll see shreds of butter in the dough.
  • Divide dough into 2 disks and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Wrap tightly and place in freezer to chill prior to using.

For the Cobbler:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Remove pastry for cobbler crust from the freezer and roll.
  • Cut ½" strips in both portions of the dough.
  • Combine berries, sugar, 6 tablespoons butter, wine, and water in heavy bottomed pan and bring to a boil.
  • In one half of the dough, cut strips again to form individual pieces for dumplings.
  • Drop into simmering blackberries and occasionally stir gently to make sure all dumplings are cooked.
  • Cook over medium heat until thick.
  • Remove cobbler pan from heat and place second half of the dough in a lattice pattern on top of the blackberries.
  • Place pieces of butter on top of lattice crust and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Place into oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

You may want to use less pastry for dumplings and more on the top.

Nutrition

Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 14.9% | Vitamin C: 18.3% | Calcium: 3.1% | Iron: 10.9%