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The Perfect Cherry Cobbler

Perfect Cherry Cobbler. A great cherry cobbler recipe to make the best of ripe fresh cherries in an amazing warm comfort food dessert. Frozen cherries will work well out of season.

The Perfect Cherry Cobbler

The Perfect Cherry Cobbler

I absolutely love a great cherry cobbler. When I think comfort food desserts, I think warm from the oven goodness.

If what you pull from the oven goes well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream, that’s better still.

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Such was the case last weekend at Sunday dinner when our family enjoyed this uncomplicated but scrumptious cherry cobbler. I can’t think of a better end to a weekend family dinner that tops of a busy week.

A great cobbler is always amazing when you use fresh fruit but when cherries are not in season, you can still make this delicious dessert using frozen cherries as we did here. Serve this one with your Sunday dinner and you’ll have ’em coming back for more every week.

Looking for more great fruit desserts?

You’ll find hundreds of other sweet ideas in our Cakes & Pies Category and even more in our Desserts Category.

If you liked this recipe you’ll definitely want to try another old fashioned favourite, Blueberry Apple Upside Down Cake.

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The Perfect Cherry Cobbler
Yield: 9 servings

Perfect Cherry Cobbler

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

A great cherry cobbler recipe to make the best of ripe fresh cherries in an amazing warm comfort food dessert. Frozen cherries will work well out of season.

Ingredients

For the fruit layer

  • 4 cups cherries, fresh or frozen and pitted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water

For the cobbler

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp butter, very cold and cut in cubes
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

To prepare the bottom fruit layer:

  1. Bring the cherries, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon to a slow simmer for about 5 minutes.
  2. Dissolve the corn starch in the water.
  3. Stir into the fruit mixture and then pour the fruit into a 9x9 inch baking pan.

For the cobbler dough

  1. Sift together the flour, sugar, and baking powder.
  2. Cut the butter in with a pastry blender or by pulsing it in a food processor until it resembles a coarse meal.
  3. Beat together the egg, milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Add to dry ingredients and mix together just until dough forms.
  5. Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto the hot cherries.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the cherries are bubbling at the center of the pan and the top of the cobbler is golden brown.
  7. Serve with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream or thick cream.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

9

Serving Size

g

Amount Per Serving Calories 247Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 29mgSodium 118mgCarbohydrates 50gFiber 2gSugar 31gProtein 4g

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

 
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Bev

Saturday 17th of February 2018

I am planning to make this recipe for ~ 12 older folks that like sweet desserts - I am going to use home grown Evan's cherries or Nanking cherries which are quite sour. How much sugar do you think I need to use if I 1 1/2 times the recipe? Thank you!

Colette Cameron

Sunday 7th of October 2018

Im using Evans cherries too. How much sugar did you end up using? Thanks :)

Barry C. Parsons

Tuesday 13th of March 2018

Sorry, I'm not familiar with those.

Heather

Monday 7th of July 2014

What kind of cherries did you use?

Barry C. Parsons

Monday 7th of July 2014

They were dark sweet cherries. Bings are good.

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