A Tale of Adventure & Blackberry Cobbler

6 Jun

This past weekend my friend, Callie, and I visited our other friend, Lexi, for her birthday in Lakeland, Florida. On the way back, we followed instructions from Callie’s iPhone and ended up taking the back roads to Gainesville. On a whim, we saw a sign for “U-Pick Thornless Blackberries” and decided to make the detour. I am so happy we decided to stop, the place was fantastic and the blackberries were HUGE!!! We picked 3lbs worth because that’s all the money we had but I wish we had picked more. I ate so many while I was picking and they were so tart and sweet and fresh. Upon arriving home, I scoured the internet for all the many options I had to bake with blackberries and finally reached the conclusion for a classic southern blackberry cobbler. Ya can’t go wrong.

Me on the Blackberry Farm!

Look at these things!!

Callie and I

Blackberry Cobbler - hot outta the oven!

Blackberry Cobbler mm!


Blackberry Cobbler
Adapted from: Betty Crocker

2 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 cup Milk
1/2 cup Butter, Melted

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees, grease an 8×8 baking pan
-Stir together blackberries and sugar and let sit until fruit syrup forms
-Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and milk
-Stir in melted butter until blended
-Spread into greased baking pan
-Bake for 45-55 minutes or until dough rises and is golden

If you are interested in doing your own blackberry U-Pick, contact:
The Langford Family Blackberry Farm

1762 NE 17th Street
Sumterville, FL 33585
(352) 748-3702


One Response to “A Tale of Adventure & Blackberry Cobbler”

  1. Callie June 14, 2011 at 10:32 PM #

    Sorry the picture quality is sub-par, the cobbler looks like it turned out great though! Fun times :)

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