Dirt to Table Experience: Fresh Summer Blackberry Cobbler

PUBLISHED ON: 06.08.2012

Blueberries were a bust this season.  I still have hope that I can locate and score a few pounds for the freezer.

What do you do if life doesn’t throw you summer blueberries? Change your game plan and find summer blackberries.  By the way, the blackberries are rocking.

Fresh Summer Blackberry Cobbler
Serves 6-8
Recipe from Food Network


Ingredients:
2-1/2 cups blackberries
2/3 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons (1 stick) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup heavy cream whipped, sweetened
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Into a buttered shallow baking dish place blackberries.  Sprinkle with 1/3 cup sugar.
In the bowl of a food processor combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Add butter and pulse to create a lumpy mixture.  Add cream and pulse until dough forms.  Dough will be soft.  Spoon dough over blackberries.
Melt 2 remaining tablespoons of butter and drizzle over mounds of dough.  Sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup sugar.
Bake about 30-to 40 minutes or until dough and fruit are cooked through and dough is lightly browned.
Serve with whipped sweetened cream.

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