Texas-Style Blueberry Cobbler

From Cook's Country | August/September 2011

Why this recipe works:

While many think of cobbler as juicy fruit under a biscuit topping, in the Lone Star state it’s more like a fruit-packed snack cake. A thick batter is poured into a well-greased, preheated baking dish and topped with a mixture of smashed berries and sugar. As the cobbler bakes, the batter… read more

While many think of cobbler as juicy fruit under a biscuit topping, in the Lone Star state it’s more like a fruit-packed snack cake. A thick batter is poured into a well-greased, preheated baking dish and topped with a mixture of smashed berries and sugar. As the cobbler bakes, the batter puffs around the fruit, leaving you with pockets intermingled with cake and berries and a chewy, buttery perimeter. We’re not picking favorites on styles, but this cobbler is a new winner in our baking repertoire.

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Serves 8 to 10

Keep a close eye on the butter as it melts in the oven so that it doesn’t scorch. Place the hot baking dish with butter on a wire rack after removing it from the oven. Avoid untreated aluminum pans here. If using frozen blueberries, thaw them first.

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