Blueberry Lemon Cobbler

Lynnda Cloutier


Dark bubbling blueberries hide under a light cobbled crust of lemony polenta cake. The secret of this dish is not to spoon the blobs of topping mixture too close together, leaving a little space around each one allows the fruit to bubble up through the gaps.Unknown source

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1 1/2 lbs. blueberries
1 stick plus 1 tbsp. unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
finely grated peel and freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup fine polenta
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. honey
1/4 cup sugar
vanilla ice cream to serve
medium ovenproof buttered dish

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350
Spread blueberries out in baking dish. Cream stick of butter with sugar and grated lemon peel, til pale and fluffy. Beat in sour cream. Sift flour with polenta, baking powder and salt. Fold into cream mixture.
Dot small spoonfuls of the mixture over blueberries in very random manner, til top of dish has been covered, leaving about 1 inch space around each one. This will give the dish it’s “cobbled” look, and the juices from the fruit will bubble up around the dough. Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes til top is firm. While cobbler is baking prepare the butter mixture for the crust.
Put remaining butter in small pan with honey, lemon juice and sugar and melt over low heat. Remove cobbler from oven and pour this mixture over the
Increase the oven temperature to 375. Return cobbler to oven and cook for another 15 to 20 minutes til golden. serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts