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Blackberry Breakfast Cobbler Recipe

Blackberry Breakfast Cobbler is easy to make for a quick-fix breakfast.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


For the Dough:

  • 2 1/4 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar

For the Filling:

  • 1/4 cup blackberry jam
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries

For the Topping:

  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  • Preheat oven to 475ยบ F.
  • Butter a 10-inch skillet or round cake pan. Set aside.
  • For the dough:
  • Add flour, salt, sugar, shortening, and cold butter to a medium bowl. Cut together with a pastry blender or two forks until the flour mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add half-and-half and vinegar to the dough and gently mix together.
  • Pour onto a floured surface and knead together two or three times until the dough holds together well. Gently press into a rectangle about 1/2-inch thick.
  • For the filling:
  • Spread jam onto dough with the back of a spoon. Top with fresh blackberries.
  • For rolling:
  • Begin with one long edge of the dough and gently roll the dough so the jam and fruit are in the center.
  • Cut into 2-inch slices and place into the buttered skillet.
  • For the topping:
  • Spoon melted butter over the rolls and then sprinkle with sugar.
  • For baking:
  • Bake rolls for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through. Do not overbake.