Cherry Cobbler Recipe


Total time:

1 hr 5 mins



6 servings.



For the Cherry Filling:

  • 6 cups frozen cherries, rinsed and slightly thawed
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

For the Topping:

  • 1½ cup all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  •  1 stick butter, cut into small pieces
  • ⅓ cup boiling water

Additional Topping, optional:

  • 1 teaspoon sugar


Preheat oven to 375° and spray a 3 quart baking dish with a non stick spray. Set aside.

For the Cherry Filling

Step 1

Add cherries to a large mixing bowl.

Step 2

Sprinkle sugar, brown sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch over cherries, gently stir. Let stir for 5 minutes then stir again.

Step 3

Pour cherries into prepared baking dish. Set aside.

For the Topping

Step 1

In a medium bowl, whisk flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt together.

Step 2

Using a pastry blender, or a fork, mix butter into flour mixture until crumbly.

Step 3

Pour boiling water into dough and stir until combined

Step 4

Spoon mixture over cherries and spread gently making sure to cover the cherries completely.

Step 5

Sprinkle additional sugar on top of batter.

Step 6

Bake uncovered for 50 minutes or until topping is cooked thoroughly and has started to brown.

Step 7

Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

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