Old-Fashioned Black Cherry Cobbler

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

Oh, so good! (Prep time doesn't include pitting the cherries.)

Top Review by itstime4cake

I really liked the cherry filling, but the crust left something to be desired. I thought it was not sweet enough. It tasted like plain bisquick dough and I even added the sugar on top. Undecided on whether I will try it again to see if it was a chef error.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine cherries, flour and sugar; toss to coat evenly.
  3. Place in 8” square pan and bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly.
  4. Meanwhile, sift flour into bowl; add baking powder, soda, and salt; and cut in chilled butter with pastry blender or 2 knives. When pea-sized texture, add buttermilk -all at once- stir just to blend.
  5. DO NOT OVERMIX; dough will be tough.
  6. When cherries are finished baking, remove from oven, drop dough by large spoonsful over cherries, and sprinkle lightly with granulated sugar.
  7. Return to oven for 25-30 minutes or until topping is done and golden brown.
  8. Serve hot or cool with whipped cream.

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