Tested till perfect Peach Blackberry Cobbler
Peach Blackberry Cobbler
Photography by Jodi Pudge

Peach Blackberry Cobbler

A homey fruit cobbler – made with blackberries from our garden and peaches from the market – is our favourite late summer dessert.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 45 minutes
  • Portion size 12


  • 8 cups 8cupssliced peachpeaches
  • 2 cups 2cupsblackberryblackberries
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuppacked brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspall purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsplemon juice


  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupall purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking powder
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspbaking soda
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupcold butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupbuttermilk
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspturbinado sugar, (or other coarse sugar)
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In large bowl, toss together sliced peaches, blackberries, brown sugar, flour and lemon juice. Spread in greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish; set aside.

Topping: In bowl, whisk together all-purpose and whole wheat flours, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbly.

Add buttermilk, stirring with fork to make soft sticky dough. Drop by 12 spoonfuls onto fruit. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until centre biscuit is no longer doughy underneath, about 45 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information Per serving:

cal 205 pro 3g total fat 6g sat fat 4g
carb 37g fibre 4g chol 15mg sodium 154mg

% RDI:

calcium 6% iron 8% vit A 8% vit C 18%
folate 11%
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