Thursday, July 30, 2009

Rasberry Cobbler





Last week at the market I couldn't resist buying a quart of the most beautiful raspberries I had ever laid eyes on. They were plump, juicy and bright red. You could just tell by sight that they were at the peak of perfection. So when I got them home I decided to use them right away while they were at their peak. I didn't have any chocolate in the house (which is my usual pairing with raspberries) so I went online for some inspiration. There I found a raspberry cobbler. It looked great and I had never made one before.

This was a fabulous recipe. It was so easy to make (like 2 bowls easy) and tasted just delicious. It was so good that my husband and I finished it off in two sittings. Then I went to my cousin's house the next day for a brunch, and brought a raspberry cobbler and a blueberry cobbler and both were finished off in no time. This is a great base recipe, and can easily be adapted to whatever berry you have on hand which I love. Eat this hot out of the oven with a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have got yourself a perfect dessert.
Ingredients
Source: John Deere Mom

2 cups raspberries
3/4 C butter
1 3/4 C sugar
3/4 C flour
3/4 C milk
1 pinch salt
2 tsp. baking powder
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Take 3/4 C butter and put it in an 8X8 pan. Stick the pan of of butter in the oven to melt while it preheats.

Meanwhile, put the 2 cups of raspberries into a small bowl.

Add 3/4 C sugar. Mix well.

Now for the batter, pour 1 C sugar into a separate bowl.

Add 3/4 C flour.

Add 2 tsp. baking powder and a pinch of salt.

Finally, add 3/4 C milk to the dry mixture. Mix well.

Now get the melted butter pan from the oven.

Pour the batter into the butter. DO NOT STIR.

Pour the raspberry/sugar mixture into the buttery batter. DO NOT STIR.

Bake in the 350 degree oven for approximately 45 minutes. Be sure to put the pan on a baking sheet as it might bubble over.

Let sit to thicken.

8 comments:

jenncuisine said...

Oh this looks so delicious!!

Maria said...

I love fruit desserts in the summer!

h2babe said...

I love raspberry! Thanks for visiting my blog ;-) I also love your Wilton posting, I am starting my Course 1 class next Wed.

Irene said...

Oh, what a perfect summer dessert!

Kerstin said...

Mmmm, looks so delicious! Fresh raspberries are the best!

John Deere Mom said...

Thanks for the link! Glad you enjoyed it!

Anonymous said...

This was delicious!!!! But wondered if the butter amount was correct. Mine was literally floating in butter, so I will cut that down for next time. It was to die for though!

Anonymous said...

I will cook this great looking dish. I have been looking for a rasberry cobbler recipe. This
looks yummy.

 

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