This Strawberry Cobbler is the perfect summer dessert. It is easy to make with simple ingredients and tastes amazing. Cinnamon sugar biscuits add a delicious taste and crunch to the easy strawberry dessert.
Strawberries are definitely one of our favorite fruits to buy when they are in season. We love using them in a strawberry smoothie bowl, in homemade strawberry pie filling, or in a fresh strawberry cobbler.
About This Recipe
Strawberry cobbler is such a simple dessert. It looks fancy, but it is really easy to make.
- Perfect summer dessert for a crowd.
- Easy to make with pantry ingredients.
- Comes together in minutes.
- Amazing dessert to serve with vanilla ice cream.
Don't skip the cinnamon sugar topping. It really makes this dessert taste like a snickerdoodle cobbler.
All you need are basic kitchen ingredients to make a pan of this easy strawberry cobbler. Most of them are probably in your pantry right now.
- Strawberries - Fresh sliced berries are the best to use in this cobbler recipe.
- Granulated Sugar - Sweetens the berries and the biscuit dough.
- Cornstarch - Used to thicken the fruit filling so it isn't runny.
- Flour - Adds structure to the dough. Learn how to properly measure flour with our easy tips.
- Butter - For best results, make sure your butter is very cold.
- Heavy Cream - Adds a rich flavor to the biscuits. Regular milk or half and half can also be used.
How to Make Strawberry Cobbler
Get ready to make this easy strawberry cobbler recipe in a few simple steps.
- Combine diced strawberries and sugar in a saucepan. Let sit for a few minutes to macerate and let the juices out.
- Add cornstarch and a pinch of salt to the berries. Heat over medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for one minute. Spoon the strawberries into a greased casserole dish.
- Mix together the flour, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
- Add cold butter and cut in with a fork or a pastry blender until you have small crumbs.
- Pour in the heavy cream and gently mix with a fork until a soft dough forms.
- Drop the biscuit dough by spoonfuls over the hot strawberry mixture.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake until golden brown and bubbly.
- Serve immediately with vanilla ice cream.
BRUCREW TIP: Use a can of strawberry pie filling instead of making the strawberry filling.
This strawberry cobbler is best served fresh out of the oven with a big scoop of ice cream.
Store leftovers in a tightly sealed container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Make sure it is cooled completely before covering it.
Reheat single servings in the microwave for 30 seconds or until hot.
Tips and Tricks
- Butter the sides and bottom of the pan, so the filling and biscuits do not stick.
- Free free to make this cobbler with blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or peaches.
- Do not over mix the biscuit dough. You want them to be light and fluffy.
- Place a baking sheet on the oven rack under the cobbler as it bakes. This way it can catch the filling if it bubbles over the edges.
- Serve the hot strawberry cobbler with different ice creams. Two of our favorites are this homemade strawberry ice cream and a chocolate chip ice cream.
What is the difference between a cobbler and a crisp?
A fruit cobbler is usually topped with a soft batter or biscuits. Crisps have a crispy streusel or crumb topping.
Can you use frozen strawberries?
Fresh strawberries really are best because the frozen berries will have more juices in them. If you need to use frozen strawberries, thaw and drain the juices very well before stirring the sugar into them.
More Strawberry Recipes
- Strawberry Fluff Salad
- Strawberry Lemon Pie
- No Bake Strawberry Pretzel Salad
- No Bake Strawberry Pie
- Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream
- Strawberry Butter
- Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle
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*The post for Strawberry Cobbler was first published on May 2016. The post was updated and republished June 2022.