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Blueberry Cobbler

This Easy Blueberry Cobbler recipe has fresh blueberries and lemon zest plus an easy, homemade batter make this a simply perfect summer dessert!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time39 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cobbler


  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest plus 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar divided
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup whole buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • vanilla ice cream


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place melted butter in a 9- x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Gently stir blueberries, lemon zest, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of the sugar in a large bowl until totally combined.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and remaining sugar in a medium bowl until combined.
  • Whisk together buttermilk and vanilla in a glass measuring cup. Add buttermilk mixture into flour mixture, and continue to stir until the batter is smooth.
  • Pour the dough mixture evenly over melted butter. (Do not stir.) Using a slotted spoon, scatter blueberry mixture evenly over batter.
  • Bake in preheated oven until batter is puffed and slightly golden in the center and dark golden brown around edges, 30-35 minutes. Cool on a wire rack at least 15 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream.