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grandmama watson's fresh blueberry cobbler

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Bobbi Jo Lathan
Woodville, FL

I posted the recipe all written out in longhand by Grandmama herself.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This fresh blueberry cobbler is the perfect summer comfort food. Once baked, the buttery crust is golden brown and crisp. Underneath is a syrupy fresh blueberry compote. Grandmama Watson definitely knew how to make a delicious cobbler.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 4 or 5
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grandmama watson's fresh blueberry cobbler

  • 1 stick
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 pt
    fresh blueberries or 1 bag frozen
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c

How To Make grandmama watson's fresh blueberry cobbler

  • Mixing butter and sugar.
    In a bowl, mix the softened butter and the sugar.
  • Flour, baking powder, and evaporated milk mixed in.
    Add flour, baking powder, and evaporated milk. Mix until "used" as Grandmama used to say, or til' you cain't tell one ingredient from another.
  • Blueberries in a pot with water and sugar.
    Put the blueberries in a pot and add enough water to cover the berries (about 1/4 cup) and the 1/2 cup of sugar. Give it a stir.
  • Bringing blueberries to a boil.
    Bring it to a boil and cook for only about 2 minutes.
  • Pouring mixture into a glass dish.
    Pour the blueberry mixture into a baking or Pyrex dish.
  • Flour mixture dolloped over the blueberries.
    Pour the flour mixture over the top of the blueberries. Yes, some of it will sink. But, don't worry.
  • Baking the fresh blueberry cobbler.
    Bake for about 30 minutes at 350 til the top is golden brown. Serve with some vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. YUM!