An easy Blueberry Cobbler recipe made with fresh or frozen blueberries and basic pantry ingredients.

This blueberry cobbler recipe was born out of my love for warm, comfort-food desserts made with fresh fruit. My peach cobbler recipe is one of the most loved recipes on the site, and this Triple Berry Crisp is one of my personal favorites.

Blueberry cobbler in a white bowl with a spoon and vanilla ice cream on top.

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry cobbler is a warm and sweet dessert recipe that takes just a few minutes to prepare and will satisfy every dessert craving you have ever had; it’s just that good!  This recipe is an adaptation of my very popular Peach Cobbler recipe and both recipes can be made with fresh or frozen fruit!

Ingredients in Blueberry Cobbler:
  • Blueberries: You can use fresh or frozen blueberries for this cobbler recipe.
  • Sugar: A little granulated sugar mixed in with the blueberries will help create a sauce from the blueberries as they bake.
  • Lemon Zest: A touch of lemon zest helps boost flavor.
  • Butter: A few tablespoons of butter, melted at the bottom of the pan, keeps the cobbler from sticking to the pan, and adds to the amazing flavor.
  • Batter: The batter for this cobbler is made from flour, sugar, milk, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. The combination of those ingredients, layered on top of the blueberries creates a delicious cake-like topping with a slightly crispy crust and soft center. It reminds me of an old-fashioned dutch-oven type of cobbler.

A clear glass bowl with fresh blueberries, sugar and lemon zest to make the filling for blueberry cobbler.

How to Make Blueberry Cobbler:
  1. Prepare your pan: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and slice the butter into pieces.  Add the butter to a 9×13 inch baking dish.Place the pan in the oven while it preheats, allowing the butter to melt. Once melted, remove the pan from the oven.
  2. Prepare the blueberries: Add blueberries, sugar and zest to a bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Prepare the batter: Mix the batter ingredients together: flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the milk, just until combined. Pour blueberries over melted butter in pan, drizzle the batter over the top, and sprinkle with a little bit of cinnamon.
  4. Bake: Bake at 350 degrees for about 35-40 minutes, or until lightly golden on top.
  5. Serve: Serve the cobbler warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Four overhead process photos for making blueberry cobbler including butter in the pan, blueberry filling, batter on top, and the baked blueberry cobbler.

Can I use frozen fruit to make cobbler?

Yes!  Both this blueberry cobbler recipe and my peach cobbler recipe can be made with fresh or frozen fruit.  Frozen fruit doesn’t even need to be completely thawed before using.  There will likely be a little extra juice from the frozen fruit as a result of the thawing process but that is totally fine!  The extra liquid will make a slightly more syrupy/saucy cobbler that tastes just as amazing.

A 9x13 inch pan of blueberry cobbler with a scoop removed.

HOW TO STORE AND REHEAT BLUEBERRY COBBLER:

Blueberry cobbler is best enjoyed warm, right after it’s baked. Store leftover cobbler covered, in the fridge for 4-5 days.

To reheat blueberry cobbler, use the microwave or oven. To reheat in the oven, remove it from the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until warmed through. (Place tinfoil over it if it’s browning too much).

Overhead photo of a white bowl with blueberry cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top

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Recipe

Blueberry cobbler in a white bowl with a spoon and ice cream on top.
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 35 minutes
Total 50 minutes
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Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 6 Tablespoons butter

For the batter:

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • Slice butter into pieces and add to a 9x13 inch baking dish. Place the pan in the oven while it preheats, to allow the butter to melt. Once melted, remove the pan from the oven.
  • Add blueberries, sugar and zest to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the batter ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the milk, just until combined.
  • Pour blueberries over melted butter in pan. Drizzle batter over the top. Sprinkle with a little bit of cinnamon.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 35-40 minutes, or until lightly golden on top. 
  • Serve warm, with a scoop of ice cream, if desired!

Nutrition

Calories: 297kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 2gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 142mgPotassium: 182mgFiber: 1gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 300IUVitamin C: 6.7mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 0.9mg

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  1. Followed the recipe exactly, and it came out like a big pan of blueberry soup. I even checked the recipe again, it came out nothing like the picture.

  2. 5 stars
    Made this recipe was so delicious, had no lemon to zest but put in 1 tsp real lemon with the blueberry& sugar, also added a tsp real vanilla

  3. 2 stars
    WAY too many blueberries!! This was not so much of a cobbler as a tiny bit of cake on top of a giant dish of blueberries. Cut the blueberries in half. 2 cups, not four, should be perfect.

  4. 5 stars
    I wish I could upload a picture. It was soooo good! I did have to bake it for close to an hour because the batter in the middle of the pan was raw. But it didn’t burn and got crispy and delicious! I made it for mother’s day and six of us ate the whole pan!

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