southern blackberry cobbler

simply deLIZious baking is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a way for websites to earn advertising revenues by advertising and linking to [ or .ca,, etc.]

This simple, southern blackberry cobbler recipe has scrumptious, tart blackberries topped with a lightly sweetened, buttery crust.

Easy Homemade Blackberry Cobbler

How To Make Blackberry Cobbler Video

Down Home, Homemade Blackberry Cobbler

Growing up in Alabama my family and friends were all about down home cook’n.  We so enjoyed our grits, fried okra, collards and fried chicken, but what we really loved were the sweet treats, especially pound cake and cobblers. To us, pound cake and cobblers had their own special food group.

Because pound cakes and cobblers played such an important role in our lives (only in the south), my mom was so good about always making them appear at holidays and birthdays.

best blackberry cobbler recipe

One of her favorite sweet, southern delicacies to bake was blackberry cobbler. She would always bake homemade blackberry cobbler, with fresh picked blackberries, for Daaa-dy’s buuurth-day in mid July.

Oh how he loved this fresh blackberry cobbler with its sweet, tart blackberries and slightly sweet buttery crust. It was one of his favorite desserts, so much so, that he requested it throughout the summer and maybe throughout the whole year.

This easy, homemade blackberry cobbler recipe, I’m sharing here, if not the exact recipe, is one that is very close to the one my dad loved. I hope you will love this blackberry cobbler recipe as much as my dad did.

best homemade blackberry cobbler

Simple Blackberry Cobbler Ingredients

  • blueberries – frozen or fresh
  • all purpose flour
  • sugar
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • egg – beaten
  • butter – use real butter

How To Make Homemade Blackberry Cobbler

  • Preheat oven to 350℉
  • Place blackberries in a lightly greased 9×9 baking pan.
  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Mix in beaten egg with dry ingredients.
  • Sprinkle this mixture over blackberries.
  • Melt butter and pour over top.
  • Bake at 350℉ for 50 to 60 minutes. Crust will be golden brown.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
Quick And Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Best Blackberry Cobbler Recipe Tips

  1. You can use fresh or frozen blackberries. There is no need to thaw the frozen blackberries. The fruit layer of the blackberry cobbler maybe juicer if using frozen blackberries.
  2. If you don’t have a 9×9 baking pan, you can use an 8×8 pan or a 8×12 pan.
  3. This recipe can be used with almost any summer fruit. Try it with peaches, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, pitted cherries or a combo of these.
  4. The baking time for this recipe is 50 – 60 minutes, but start checking the cobbler at 45 minutes, just to be safe. It will be golden brown when it’s done.
Easy, old fashioned blackberry cobbler

What To Serve With Blackberry Cobbler

This scrumptious, traditional blackberry cobbler tastes amazing by itself, but it’s also super yummy served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or some sweetened whipping cream.

How To Freeze Blackberry Cobbler

  • The cobbler can be frozen in the pan it was baked in by simply covering it with a layer of plastic wrap and then a layer of aluminum foil. This will keep in the freezer up to 3 months.
  • The cobbler can also be frozen in a freezer safe food storage container up to 3 months.
  • Defrost in the refrigerator overnight before reheating in the oven.
Quick Southern Blackberry Cobbler

Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe, That’s A Wrap

This old fashioned blackberry cobbler is a southern favorite because it’s such a quick and easy blackberry cobbler recipe. Plus, the blend of the tart blackberries with the lightly sweetened buttery crust is just slap yo mama delicious. One bite of this lovely, blackberry treat and you’ll discover why it was my daddy’s favorite.

In case you have any queries regarding the recipe feel free to reach out via the comment section or the contact page. Also, if you have tried this recipe, I would love to hear about your experiences.

I have linked to our related recipes below and I’m sure you will love them.

More Easy, Old Fashioned Cobbler Recipes

Old Fashioned Blackberry Cobbler (Daddy’s Favorite)

Homemade Blackberry Cobbler
Print Jump to Recipe Pin Recipe

Old Fashioned Blackberry Cobbler (Daddy’s Favorite)

flavorful, tart blackberries topped with a lightly sweetened buttery crust.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry cobbler, fruit cobbler, cobbler,
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 8 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Cost $7


  • 4 to 5 cups fresh or frozen blackberries 24 to 28 ounces
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ½ cup melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 350℉
  • Lightly grease 9×9 baking pan or spray with baking spray
  • Place blackberries in 9×9 baking pan.
    4 to 5 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • Combine dry ingredients
    1 cup all purpose flour, ½ cup sugar, 1 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt
  • Mix in beaten egg with dry ingredients.
    1 beaten egg
  • Sprinkle this mixture over blackberries.
  • Melt butter and pour over top.
    ½ cup melted butter
  • Bake at 350℉ for 50 to 60 minutes. Start checking at 45 minutes to be safe. Crust will be golden brown.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.


If using frozen blackberries there is no need to thaw them first.  The blackberry layer of the cobbler maybe juicer if using frozen blackberries.
The costs of this recipe depends if you are using fresh or frozen blackberries from the grocery store.  Frozen blackberries are cheaper than fresh blackberries at the grocery store, especially if you buy the store brand.
If you don’t have a 9×9 pan you can use an 8×8 pan or an 8×12 pan.


Serving: 225g

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.