Lazy Girl Berry Cobbler

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Quick Facts:

From Quick-Fix Southern by Rebecca Lang
Serves 6 to 8
Baking Time: 50 minutes


1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup Southern All-Purpose Flour
1 1/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup paked light brown sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 cups fresh blackberries

Recipe Description:

Many Southern grandmothers have a version of this simple cobbler in their recipe boxes. It may just be the quickest way to an old-fashioned farm staple. I first heard it referred to as Lazy Girl Cobbler in Nathalie Dupree’s kitchen. Her kitchen is a Southern woman’s sanctuary. It’s always warm, inviting, and never ceases to be a learning place for the hungry.


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, melt the butter in the oven while it is preheating. Once the butter is melted, remove the skillet from the oven.

Meanwhile, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Whisk the buttermilk into the flour mixture.

Pour the batter over the melted butter in the hot skillet. Sprinkle the blackberries evenly over the batter.

Bake for 50 minutes. Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature.

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