Texas-Style Blueberry Cobbler

Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

This recipe has been posted here for play in Culinary Quest - Texas. I found this recipe on website: melskitchencafe.com

Texas has their own way of doing things, Texas-style blueberry cobbler means that instead of a tender biscuit topping, a thick, buttery batter encases pockets of juicy blueberries and bakes up to golden, crispy, buttery perfection.

Note: If fresh blueberries are out of season, frozen blueberries can work. Make sure the frozen blueberries are thawed and well-drained before mashing. Measure the 3 cups of blueberries after they have been thawed and drained)

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10 (30 minutes of cooking time is actually cooling time)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
tablespoons butter cut into 4 pieces and 8 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
1 1/2
cups (10 1/2 ounces) granulated sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
3
cups (15 ounces) blueberries
1 1/2
(7 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
3/4
teaspoons salt
1 1/2
cups milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 F. Place 4 tablespoons cut-up butter in a 9x13-inch baking pan and put in the oven until butter is melted, 5-7 minutes.
2Continue with the rest of the instructions, removing the pan from the oven when the butter is melted but leaving the oven on.
3In a food processor, pulse 1/4 cup sugar and lemon zest in food processor until combined, about 5 pulses. Set aside.
4(If you don't have a food processor, combine the sugar and lemon zest in a small bowl and rub your fingers through the mixture until well combined.)
5Using a potato masher, in a medium bowl, mash the blueberries with 1 tablespoon of the lemon sugar until the berries are coarsely crushed.
6In a large bowl, combine flour, remaining sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk in the milk and the 8 tablespoons melted butter until smooth.
7Pour batter into the baking dish with the melted butter.

Dollop spoonfuls of the mashed blueberry mixture evenly over the batter.
8Sprinkle with the remaining lemon sugar and bake until golden brown and edges are crisp, 45 to 50 minutes.
9Cool 20-30 minutes before serving. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids