Blackberry Cobbler

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Spring always brings us the best selection of berries! They so versatile to bake with or just pop in our mouths, fresh and sweet and tart ones. Blackberries can be a little on the tart side of the road sometimes, but they make a fabulous cobbler, especially served on the warm side with either heavy cream pour on top, or whipping cream! Most people stick with making apple or peach ones, but it’s fun to branch out with a berry one! Try this beauty out!

Blackberry Cobbler

1 cup flour (you can use Gluten free also)
1 ¼ sugar
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
6 TBSP cold butter
¼ boiling water
2 TBSP cornstarch
¼ cup cold water
1 TBSP lemon juice
¼ tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
4 cups fresh blackberries (rinsed and drained well)

Preheat to 400 degrees. Lightly spray an 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray. Ina large bowl mix the flour, ½ cup of sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter until it resembles course crumbs. Stir in the ¼ cup of boiling water until its mixed evenly. In a separate bowl dissolve the cornstarch in the cold water, mix in the lemon juice, vanilla and cinnamon. Mix in the remaining ½ cup of sugar and the blackberries. Transfer the berry mixture to your baking dish, place in the oven for 8 minutes. Remove and drop your dough by spoonfuls. Place your dish on a baking sheet (to prevent spills) and bake for 22-25 mins, until the dough is golden brown. Enjoy!

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