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Spiced Blackberry and Cornmeal Cobbler

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“In' A Love Affair With Southern Cooking' by Jean Anderson”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°; butter a shallow 3-quart baking dish (should be no more than 2 inches deep); set aside.
  2. Blackberry mixture-mix all ingredients in a large nonreactive bowl; transfer to prepared baking dish.
  3. Topping-Sift the flour, masa harina, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, cloves, and salt into a large bowl; set aside.
  4. Cream the butter and powdered sugar in a large electric mixer bowl at medium speed for 1-2 minutes or until fluffy; beat in the egg.
  5. With the mixer at low speed, add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the flour and beating after each addition only enough to combine.
  6. Scoop the batter (it will be quite thick) into a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2-inch plain tip and pipe over the berries in a lattice pattern, spacing the rows 1 1/2 inches apart.
  7. Slide the cobbler onto the middle oven shelf and bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned.
  8. Serve hot, or if you prefer, cook the cobbler to room temperature before serving.

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