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chocolate cobbler

(378 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Erin Latch
savannah, TN

This recipe is great anytime! I take it to family dinners and fix it in the mornings to take to work for breakfast.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This yummy chocolate cobbler is a snap to make. There is all the deliciousness of a molten cake without the fuss. Made with simple pantry ingredients, the crust bakes soft and cake-like. It holds in the gooey chocolate filling. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an easy yet delicious dessert ready in minutes.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(378 ratings)
yield 8 -12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate cobbler

  • 8 Tbsp
  • 2 1/4 c
    granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 c
    self-rising flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
  • 6 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 c
    boiling water

How To Make chocolate cobbler

  • Melting butter in a 9x13 baking dish.
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a 9x13 glass baking dish, melt the 8 Tbsp of butter in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Sugar, self-rising flour, vanilla extract, and milk in a bowl.
    In a bowl, mix 1 1/4 c sugar, self-rising flour, vanilla extract, and milk.
  • Pour batter over melted butter.
    Once the butter is melted, pour the batter over the butter. Do not stir.
  • Mix granulated sugar and cocoa.
    In a separate bowl, mix the cocoa and the remaining granulated sugar.
  • Sprinkle cocoa mixture over the batter.
    Sprinkle the cocoa/sugar mixture on top of the batter. Do not stir.
  • Pour boiling water over the cocoa mixture.
    Pour the 2 cups of boiling water on top of that. Do not stir.
  • Bake the chocolate cobbler.
    Bake for 40 - 45 minutes. I bake mine until it has a golden brown crust.
  • Serve chocolate cobbler with vanilla ice cream.
    Serve warm with ice cream.