Blueberry Oat Cobbler
Courtesy of Organic Trade Association
Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you need to give up summer desserts. This blueberry cobbler can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries. It is simple to make and certain to impress. To increase your antioxidant intake, make sure to choose organic blueberries for this dish.
Photo credit: Brett Spangler
- Blueberry filling
- 4 cups (1 litre) blueberries
- 3 Tbsp. (45 ml) white sugar
- 1 Tbsp. (15 ml) lemon juice
- Cobbler crust
- 1/3 cup (85 ml) all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup (85 ml) oats
- 1/4 tsp. (1 ml+) baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. (5 ml) salt
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) cold butter cut into slices
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. (2.5 ml) vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C)
In a large mixing bowl, gently combine blueberries, white sugar and lemon juice. Transfer the mixture into an 8-inch x 8-inch (20 x 20 cm) baking pan and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In another large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar together. Continue beating as you add in the egg and vanilla extract. Gradually add in the flour mixture until the ingredients are combined.
Dollop the batter on top of blueberry filling and bake for 35 or 40 minutes or until the topping is brown and the blueberries are bubbling.