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Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler

Adapted just slightly from Divas can Cook

Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #strawberry #dessert #recipe

This cobbler has almost a cookie-like texture … it’s soft, tender, with sweet fresh strawberries intermingling. It’s the best cobbler I think I have ever had. My little 4 year old niece helped me make it. She “ploppity plopped” the strawberries on top. I love the way she said that.

I found myself at my parents’ place with a big tub of strawberries that were past their prime … my sister had brought fresh berries from her own strawberry patch that were WAY better than the berries I had brought and it was time to DO something with “those” berries to get them out of the fridge.

Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #strawberry #dessert #recipe

I opted for a cobbler recipe to “eat up” the strawberries. This amazing cobbler made fast work of the berries … the cobbler was completely polished off in about 15 minutes.  My brother in law gave it an A+ rating. He says he reserves that rating for really really special recipes. I’m not so sure that’s true because he’s always so gracious and appreciative of my cooking, but he’s right. This cobbler is an A+ recipe.

Everyone else who got the chance to taste it loved it too … My only suggestion for improvement is this: if you have a lot of people to feed, make sure you double the recipe. Several of us never got to try the cobbler before it was gone. It went WAY too fast!

Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler


  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, diced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 stick butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Spray a 9-inch casserole or equivalent-sized oven-proof bowl with cooking spray.
  2. Cut up the strawberries and set them in a bowl. Toss the berries with 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and lemon juice. Set the berries aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in the milk, vanilla, and melted butter just until mixed. It's okay if you have a couple lumps in the batter.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and "plippity plop" the strawberries on top. Make sure you pour all the yummy juices on top, too.
  5. Bake at 375 for 35 - 40 minutes or until the cobbler is golden brown on top and nicely cooked in the middle. Test the middle of the cobbler with a wooden pick or knife ... it should come out completely clean. If it's not clean, bake a few minutes longer.


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Fresh & Easy Strawberry Cobbler ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #strawberry #dessert #recipe

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10 Responses

  1. Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes

    Oh my, Ann! This sounds so good and comforting! Thanks for linking up to All My Bloggy Friends last week – hope to see you tomorrow! 🙂

    September 9, 2013 at 11:36 pm

  2. This looks amazing! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday!” I hope you will be able to join us again this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2013/09/try-new-recipe-tuesday-september-10.html

    September 10, 2013 at 3:57 pm

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  4. This looks so good. I make a similar recipe, so I know it is just as good as it looks. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

    February 3, 2014 at 9:59 am

    • Ann

      Thank you Michelle! I want to find yours now …

      February 4, 2014 at 7:23 pm

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  6. Alicia

    Salted or unsalted butter?

    July 13, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    • Ann

      I used salted butter, but you can use either one, Alicia, with good results.

      July 13, 2014 at 9:54 pm

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