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Cherry cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Cherry Cobbler

This cherry cobbler is perfectly sweet and slightly tart! Sour cherries and a buttery batter bake together to create a decadent treat. Top this warm cherry cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit dessert, potluck, summer recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 388kcal


  • Saucepan
  • 9x13 baking dish
  • Large bowl


For the Cherry Filling

  • 2 pounds cherries pits removed
  • cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch

For the Cobbler Crust

  • cup butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
  • Add all cherry filling ingredients to a saucepan over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Place the butter in a 9x13-inch baking dish and transfer to the oven for 3 minutes, or until butter has melted completely.
  • Mix together the flour, sugar, milk, and baking powder in a large bowl until just combined.
  • Remove baking dish from the oven and pour batter over the melted butter, do not stir. Then pour the cherry filling over top of the batter and bake for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.


  • Make it Vegan: Use vegan butter instead of regular butter and dairy-free milk instead of cow's milk.
  • Make it Gluten-Free: Use gluten-free flour in place of the all purpose flour.
  • Make it Sugar-Free: Use granular Swerve or your favorite 1:1 sugar substitute instead of white sugar.
Recipe yields approximately 8 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for one serving out of 8, not including ice cream. Macros may vary slightly based on specific brands or types of ingredients used.
To determine the size of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed, then weigh the recipe when finished. Divide the total weight (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 8. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 73g