Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is yet another great recipe from my Mother-in-Law whose baking and entertaining in a small farming community is renowned.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the sugar, butter, milk, flour baking powder, and salt. Form a ball and set aside.
  2. In the bottom of the pan add as much or little of any kind of fruit you like.
  3. Put dough {dough will seem more like a batter} on top of fruit without rolling it out.
  4. Combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Put over unbaked batter and cobbler.
  6. Pour the 1 cup boiling water over unbaked cobbler.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.
  8. Entire recipe can be doubled.


Most Helpful

I peeled and chopped some apples and pears. Add the sugar, water and cinnamon to the pot and boiled the fruit until it was a little softer. Added the fruit, batter, and sprinkled a bit of cornstarch on top before pouring the now hot water mix over. As you can see from the photo, it came out great. Taste was perfect. Thanks for sharing.

Tugar357 October 05, 2011

Great! Made this twice in a week, once with frozen blackberries, once with apples. Omitted the cinnamon with the blackberries and made as written with the apples. Used an 11 x 7 baking dish. The first time, cut in the butter, the second, melted it first and stirred in which was much faster. The family loved it, and it went together in a flash. Best when let rest about 15 minutes after removing from the oven to allow the liquids to thicken a bit. Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

LonghornMama November 26, 2009

My dad loved it. I used bing and rainier cherries- turned out great! I did use a little less sugar for the top mix and it was still really good. Thanks! It was delicious! Looking forward to trying other fruits too.

Seyitsgood July 20, 2009

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