Black berry Cobbler with Brown Butter Topping


  • -8 cups blackberries
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • -3 Tbs flour
  • -1/8 tsp nutmeg (or ½ tsp cinnamon)
  • -4 Tbs butter cut into small pieces
  • -2 cups flour
  • -3 Tbs sugar
  • -½ tsp salt
  • -½ cup Crisco
  • -¼ cup ice water
  • -4 Tbs brown butter
  • -2 Tbs turbinado sugar (or large crystal crunchy sugar)


1)In a large bowl mix together the fruit with the sugar, flour and nutmeg.
2)Gently mix everything together to coat the fruit
3)Pile the fruit into a buttered 9×13” baking dish.
4)Randomly place the butter pats over the fruit.
5)In a bowl of a food processor, mix together the flour, sugar, salt and Crisco.
6)Add the ice water and pulse to a crumb texture
7)Sprinkle the dough on top of the fruit.
8)Melt the remaining ¼ cup of butter until it is a nutty brown color. Drizzle the melted butter over the pastry chunks, (make sure you get all the little brown “crumbs” out of the pan- that is the good part!)
9)Sprinkle them with the 2 Tbs crunchy sugar.
10)Bake the cobbler at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes until the cobbler pastry is golden brown and crispy and the fruit is bubbling.

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