Favourite Blackberry Cobbler

    Favourite Blackberry Cobbler


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    About this recipe: If you are lucky enough to find yourself with an abundance of blackberries, make this effortless cobbler! It's absolutely gorgeous when served warm with custard, ice cream or whipped cream. Enjoy!

    Serves: 8 

    • 125g plain flour
    • 300g caster sugar, divided
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 90g cold butter
    • 60ml boiling water
    • 2 tablespoons cornflour
    • 60ml cold water
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 600g fresh blackberries

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a baking tray with aluminium foil.
    2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, 100g of the sugar, baking powder and salt. Rub in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 60ml boiling water from the kettle just until mixture is evenly moist.
    3. In a separate bowl, dissolve the cornflour in cold water. Mix in remaining 200g sugar, lemon juice and blackberries. Transfer to a cast iron frying pan, and bring to the boil, stirring frequently. Drop dough into the frying pan by spoonfuls. Place frying pan on the foil lined baking tray.
    4. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until dough is golden brown.

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