Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

I was shopping in the commissary one day when an old lady struck up a conversation with me. She saw the ingredients in my cart and asked if I was making a Banana Pudding. I told her I was, so she proceeded to give me tips and recipes for her favorite desserts to serve her husband. This is one I did try and it was delicious. I tend to adore people at both ends of the life spectrum - infants and the very elderly.


  1. Place frozen blackberries in bottom of 9X13 baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle cake mix over blackberries.
  3. Cut butter into little 1/2 inch cubes and"dot" the butter over the cake mix.
  4. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes until brown and bubbly.
  5. I serve this with vanilla ice cream.
Most Helpful

I have made this recipe for years and it is always a hit! My secret is to use a stick of cold butter and grate it evenly over the top and sprinkle with cinnamon. The butter melts quickly and results in an even brown topping. Also, I like to use a vanilla cake mix.This recipe works well with blueberries also. Fresh is best, but frozen is fine and easy to keep on hand for a quick dessert. Everyone loves this and I hate to tell them how easy it is to make!!!

Summers December 17, 2007

What a great recipe - not to mention easy. I was skeptical, but it turned out great. I have dinner at my mother-in-law's house every Sunday . . . and I'm in charge of dessert. They'll be seeing this frequently!

SmilinJenE September 14, 2003

While this isn't your traditional black berry cobbler, this was delicious! This reminds me of a dump cake with black berries. So good, thanks so much for sharing.

chris_tam May 18, 2011