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Cherry-Blueberry-Blackberry Cobbler

December 21, 2013

This is a quick cobbler that can be made from fresh or frozen fruit. I made it will at home visiting my parents recently on a cool night, and we didn’t have any leftovers!

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You will need:

  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen sweet cherries
  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen
  • 1 pkg fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 c + 2 T sugar, divided
  • 4 t cornstarch
  • 3/4 t ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 c flour
  • 3/4 c old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1/4 t ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 t ground ginger
  • 3 T cold unsalted butter
  • 2/3 c buttermilk

Then you will…

  1. Combine the fruits with 1/2 cup sugar plus the cornstarch and 1/2 teaspoon of the ground cinnamon in a large saucepan.  Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until well combined and the sugar begins to dissolve.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Spread the fruit mixture in the prepared pan.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the flour with the oats, 1 tablespoon of the sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and ginger.
  5. Cut the cold butter into the dry mixture, using either your fingers or a pastry cutter, until the butter is well distributed.
  6. Stir in the buttermilk with a fork just until combined.
  7. Drop the batter in small mounds over the top of the fruit.
  8. Sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of sugar.
  9. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until the cobbler topping is cooked through and golden.
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