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Best Strawberry Cobbler

Strawberry cobbler is a delicious dessert filled with sweet, juicy strawberries finished with a golden-brown, buttery biscuit topping.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Cobbler
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 676kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 24 oz fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter finely cubed
  • 1/2 cup cold buttermilk



  • Grease a 9-inch square baking dish with some butter and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Cook and stir until the mixture comes to a boil.
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  • Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl until dissolved and stir the slurry into the fruit mixture.
  • Bring to a boil, cook, and stir for 2-4 minutes or until thickened.
  • Pour strawberry mixture into prepared baking dish.


  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter using a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
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  • Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Using a cookie scoop, drop spoonfuls on top of the hot berry mixture.
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  • Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden brown.
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  • Serve warm, topped with whipped topping or ice cream.



Calories: 676kcal | Carbohydrates: 109g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 533mg | Potassium: 565mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 4mg