Best Blueberry Cobbler Recipe is a juicy blueberry dessert that comes together in 10 minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!

blueberry cobbler with a brown crusty topping

No gathering is ever a one person show. My friend Kristy and I hosted a dinner together, because it’s just easier when you don’t have to do it all yourself. And friends, I want to tell you about my new book out this year, Big Boards for Families! You can preorder it now!

Best Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

We made a few salads, toasted bread in the oven, and served a summer-fresh Best Blueberry Cobbler Recipe. Perfect for a hot night with vanilla ice cream. [If you really want to serve it right, make my mom’s  Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream recipe.]

cooked blueberry cobbler with a light brown crust with blueberries peeking through

Blueberry Cobbler

Truly, sharing the load for a dinner party makes it a lot more fun. When Kristy said, I’ll bring dessert, I knew she was bringing Grandma Roth’s Blueberry Cobbler.

Everyone has a “family” cobbler recipe, right? The church that Kristy and I grew up in has a church cookbook and it’s full of cobbler recipes. Many my mom made, too.

This blueberry cobbler just screams summer!! You can make ahead or serve it warm out of the oven with vanilla ice cream.

Whipped cream is also delish on top!

9x13 pan of blueberry cobbler

Ingredients for making blueberry cobbler

  • Blueberries (you can use fresh or frozen)
  • Lemon
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Salt + baking powder
  • Flour
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cornstarch

close up of blueberry cobbler with light brown doughy crust

The secret is the 2 cups of boiling hot water that you pour over the mixture right before baking.

So moist and delish!

It’s also “peach” season so if you love a yummy-almond crust, then try my Peach Blueberry Cobbler!

Our Crossfit ladies came, our common interest being that we all work out together in the same Crossfit gym. These ladies are so dear to my heart.

And everyone loved the dessert.

How do you make a blueberry cobber?

  1. Spray a 9×13 cake pan. On the bottom, lay the blueberries and juice of 1 lemon.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, milk, 1 cup sugar, salt, baking powder, flour, and vanilla. Spread the mixture over the fruit.
  3. In the same bowl, add the remaining 1 cup of sugar and cornstarch. Mix together and sprinkle on top of the cobbler mixture.
  4. Over the entire cobbler pour 2 cups of boiling water.
  5. Bake and serve warm with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

blueberry cobbler with light brown crust

The beauty of food

But here’s the beauty of food. It connects and binds and makes us laugh and tell our stories. [Table details below: MacKenzie-Childs Enamelware Courtly Check Dinner Plates (affiliate link), orange glasses from Ginger’s Kitchenware (downtown Bend, OR), tablecloth from Target, my husband made me the bench!]

As a hostess, I love to look around the table and see those rich connections made between people we love.

Honestly, friends, why do I host so much?

The people who come into our homes are important. They count. They matter.

Hosting is not what we do, but how we love.

So set out some good food and start inviting and making new friends, or invite some friends who’ve been in your life for years!

Happy hosting!

More blueberry dessert ideas:

Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake and Easy Summer Tiramisu

Best Blueberry Galette or Strawberry Blueberry Chocolate Pavlova.

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Best Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

Ingredients

  • 5 cups blueberries
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 cups boiling water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a 9x13 pan, spray with cooking spray. On the bottom, lay the blueberries and juice of 1 lemon.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, milk, 1 cup sugar, salt, baking powder, flour, and vanilla. Spread the mixture over the fruit.
  • In the same bowl, add the remaining 1 cup of sugar and 2 Tbsp cornstarch. Mix together and sprinkle on top of the cobbler mixture.
  • Over the entire cobbler pour 2 cups of boiling water.
  • Bake for 1 hour. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

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Notes

To make whipped cream, whip 2 cups of heavy whipping cream. Add 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla and gently mix together.
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close up view of blueberry cobbler

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