Indulge in an easy and delicious dessert for two. You can make blueberry cobbler with just a few simple ingredients and enjoy the sweet taste of summer.
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Cobbler is a delicious fruity dessert that can be enjoyed year round since fresh or frozen fruit can be used. However, they are most prevalent when the fruit used in the filling is in season.
Summer is the best time to make a berry cobbler, as you shouldn't have any trouble finding fresh berries. But frozen blueberries can be used instead if that is all you can find.
This easy blueberry cobbler recipe for two is perfect for an intimate dinner or date night at home.
This classic American dish is simple and easy to make, and uses minimal ingredients.
Here are the items you'll need to make the recipe:
- Fresh blueberries
- Granulated sugar
- Fresh lemon juice
- All-purpose flour
- Vanilla extract
- Baking powder
Scroll down to the recipe card for quantities.
Start by preheating the oven to 350°F. Then, grease a small oven-proof skillet or baking dish well.
In a bowl, stir together the blueberries, 1 tablespoon sugar and lemon juice until well combined.
In a separate bowl, blend together all of the topping ingredients until smooth.
Spread the blueberry mixture in the bottom of the baking dish or skillet. Then spread the topping over it evenly.
Bake until the top is browned and cooked through.
There are countless ways to vary this blueberry cobbler for two. Here are a few ideas you may want to try.
- Make it gluten-free. Replace all-purpose flour with almond or coconut flour.
- Use another sweetener. Instead of sugar, use honey or maple syrup to sweeten the cobbler.
- Make it vegan. You can also swap butter for coconut oil or ghee and the milk with plant-based milk for a vegan option.
- Add more flavor and texture to your cobbler. Mix some chopped nuts like almonds or pecans into the topping mixture.
- Spice it up. A pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg will enhance the blueberry flavor further.
- Vary the fruit. While this recipe calls for blueberries, you can make variations using other seasonal fruits like strawberries, peaches, blackberries, raspberries or even apples. Adjust the sugar accordingly based on the sweetness of your chosen fruit. You can even mix different fruits.
- Use fresh blueberries. The best blueberry cobbler is made with fresh and ripe blueberries. Frozen berries can also be used but they can release more juice as they thaw during baking so you may need to adjust the liquid or add a little cornstarch.
- Adjust the sugar to taste. The filling of the cobbler should have a good balance of sweetness and tartness. Lemon juice adds tartness while sugar sweetens it up.
- Use the right size baking dish. To ensure the cobbler cooks properly, place it in an appropriately sized baking dish or ramekin. A small cast iron skillet works well for two servings. Or, divide it between two smaller ramekins.
- Serve warm. Once out of the oven, let the cobbler cool slightly before serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for extra deliciousness.
Cobbler is best served warm. Adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top never disappoints. The creamy, cold ice cream complements the warm, sweet blueberry filling and adds an extra touch of indulgence to this simple dessert.
The blueberry cobbler can be stored for up to three days. Let it cool completely and then place it in an airtight container. Make sure the lid is on securely to keep any moisture from getting in. It's also a good idea to place the container in the refrigerator, which will help keep the cobbler fresh longer.
If you plan on eating it longer than three days, freezing is your best option. Wrap the fruit cobbler tightly in plastic wrap or foil before placing it in an airtight freezer-safe container. When ready to eat, thaw the cobbler in the refrigerator overnight and reheat it before serving.
If you enjoy fruity dessert recipes, check out a few of these small-batch treats.
- Marshmallow fruit salad is perfect for a picnic or barbecue.
- Air fryer apples are an easy treat to make for one or two.
- Mini pavlova nests are filled with whipped cream topped with fresh berries.
- Single-serve apple pie can be enjoyed by one or between two.
- Peach cobbler for one won't tempt you to overindulge.
Easy Blueberry Cobbler
For the filling:
- 1 ½ cup Fresh blueberries
- 1 tablespoon Granulated sugar
- 1 squeeze Fresh lemon juice
For the topping:
- ⅓ cup All-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons Granulated sugar
- ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon Baking powder
- ¼ cup Milk
- 1 ½ tablespoons Butter melted
- 1 pinch Salt
- Preheat the oven to 350°F, and grease a small oven-proof skillet or baking dish well.
- In a bowl, stir together the blueberries, 1 tablespoon sugar and lemon juice until well combined.
- Spread the berries in the bottom of the baking dish or skillet.
- Blend together all of the topping ingredients until smooth.
- Layer the topping over the berries.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until browned and cooked through.