Strawberry Cobbler

Strawberry Cobbler

Recently, I bought a huge warehouse sized container of strawberries that turned out to be a little on the tart side. Not so great for snacking, but perfect for baking! I thought it would be fun to make a Strawberry Cobbler using my Grandma Bea’s cobbler recipe. Strawberry Cobbler is the perfect summertime treat, especially served warm with a scoop of melty vanilla ice cream on top.

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I know Grandma Bea would have loved it! She passed away a few weeks ago, shortly after her 102nd birthday. She really got a kick out of my blueberry cobbler post, and loved all the comments. Thank you to all who commented and shared her recipe!

Strawberry Cobbler
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Serves: 10
 

Easy homemade Strawberry Cobbler.
Ingredients
  • Crust
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of shortening
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Filling
  • 2 pounds of fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of hot water (more if needed, you want to leave ½ an inch from the top of the pan)
  • 2 tablespoons of butter

Instructions
  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350, and greasing a 9×13 baking pan using butter or shortening.
  2. Slice strawberries, mix in lemon juice and set aside.
  3. Add sugar, flour, baking powder and salt to a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine dry ingredients.
  4. Add shortening to dry ingredients, use a pastry cutter to combine shortening and flour mixture.
  5. Slowly, add milk and stir to combine.
  6. Pour mixture into the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan.
  7. Add slices strawberries to the top.
  8. Sprinkle sugar over the strawberries, then pour 1 cup of very hot water over sugar.
  9. Dot top of cobbler with 2 tablespoons of butter. Place cobbler on a foil lined baking sheet, just in case it bubbles over.
  10. Bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes, until golden brown and bubbly.

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Comments

  1. Yummy!! I can’t wait to try this one Melissa!!

    xoxo

  2. So sorry to hear about your grandma. I was just re-looking at the blueberry cobbler recipe earlier this week and grinning at grandma’s picture.

  3. Looking forward to trying a strawberry version of your grandma’s cobbler recipe. Sorry for your loss.

  4. This cobbler looks great! I love cobbler and have never tried it with strawberries. I better change that! :)

  5. I’ve made all types of cobbler but never strawberry… must try this! Great idea Melissa!

  6. Sorry to hear about your Grandma. This recipe looks delicious!

  7. Rebekah says:

    Can I substitue butter for the shortening? Looks so yummy! And I am so sorry about your grandma!

  8. Hello,

    I was looking for something to do with strawberries and am going to try this. I also looked for the blueberry cobbler recipe but it’s no longer on your site. Would be interested to see it.

    Thanks.

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