Blueberry cobbler

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    Blueberries take centrestage in this magnificent and easy-to-make blueberry cobbler. Not too sweet, but just right. Perfect to serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. This recipe also works a treat with other fruits, such as cherries, blackberries, sliced peaches and halved apricots.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 425g fresh blueberries
    • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 5 tablespoons orange juice
    • 85g plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 110g butter, softened
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. In an 20cm square baking dish, mix blueberries, 3 tablespoons sugar and orange juice. Set aside. In a small bowl, thoroughly mix flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl, cream butter and 100g sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring just until ingredients are combined. Drop batter by rounded tablespoons over blueberry mixture. Try to cover as much of the blueberry filling as possible.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbling.

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    I made this with hand-picked blackberries (so I put a bit more sugar in to compensate for the sourer ones) and it's very good! I have a feeling it will taste good cold tomorrow as well  -  07 Sep 2011


    Omg if I was looking for a last meal this would be desert!!! My dad has been bringing his crop of blueberries for around four weeks and I've made a cake and muffins in the main, was looking for something a little different this week.... Wow... It's gorgeous!! Had to send the rest home with my dad or I'd have eaten it all!!  -  06 Sep 2014


    I made it with gluten free self raising flour (from tesco), and 1/4 raspberries to 3/4 blueberries.  -  22 Feb 2016