Friday, January 15, 2016

Michael's Blackberry Cobbler Recipe


Did you tune in to UP for this week's new episode of Bringing Up Bates? Michael made her famous blackberry cobbler for the last time before marrying Brandon Keilen and moving to Chicago. It was a bittersweet day for the Bates family.

For those who are eager to try this Bates delicacy, here's the recipe (video also below):

Michael Bates' Blackberry Cobbler

Ingredients:
1 stick butter
1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup milk
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Blackberries or other fruit*

Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the pan you will use to make the cobbler, place the stick of butter and put pan in hot oven so that butter melts. (The Bates family uses a cast iron skillet.)
  2. In a separate bowl, combine self-rising flour, milk, sugar, and vanilla. Mix well. Add the blackberries (or other fruit) to the batter.
  3. Pour batter into hot pan with melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes.
Recipe can be doubled to feed a larger crowd.

*The Bates don't specify how much fruit to add, but we recommend 3-4 cups.

 

Photo/recipe/video courtesy of UP

25 comments:

  1. So happy to find the recipe here! About how many Blackberries do you think I'll need? Thanks! :-)

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    1. Hi there,

      Sorry for the delayed response. We recommend 3-4 cups of blackberries. :)

      Thanks for reading!
      Lily and Ellie

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  2. I'M GOING TO THE GROCERY STORE TODAY !!!

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  3. That's the same recipe we use that mom gave me. I've just never tried it in a cast iron skillet. Delicious!

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  4. Mmmmmmmmm, BlackBerry cobbler is my favorite, Michaela!!!!!!!!!!! I'll have to put your recipe, in my recipe book, that I got for Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) I wish I could meet you guys, face to face!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. The video does not work.

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    1. Hi there,

      The video should be working, but in case it doesn't, here is the direct link:

      http://uptv.com/shows/bringing-up-bates/videos/bringing-up-bates-the-last-blackberry-cobbler/#ooid=8wNzQ1MDE6uWdOQ6g-hmmx2Pex3pN78G

      Blessings,
      Lily and Ellie

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  6. YUM! Blackberries were on sale at ALDI so it was the perfect excuse to try this. I used regular flour and a heaping teaspoon of baking powder instead of self-rising flour. Paired it with vanilla ice-cream and it was a huge crowd pleaser :)

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  7. it was hard to tell how much blackberries were used cuz it looked like after they got more, they ended up eating that amount while the cobbler was baking. any thoughts on whether its a cup or 2 cups based on the above recipe? definitely want to try to make this!

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    1. Hi there,

      The Bates don't specify how much fruit to add, but we recommend 3-4 cups.

      Lily and Ellie

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  8. Thanks Annie for mentioning that, because I rarely use self-rising flour. A lot of times I use gluten-free flour, mainly quinoa. But I now want to make it too, lol. Even though fresh blackberries aren't much available in this season. But the recipe is simple; I'm sure Carlin and Tori and the other daughters could do it all right. Loved when Carlin said "who's gonna make it after you leave?" and Michaela says "you".

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  9. Recipe doesn't say how much fruit she added. 1 cup? 2? ??

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    1. The Bates don't specify how much fruit to add, but we recommend 3-4 cups.

      ~Lily and Ellie

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  10. How many cups of fruit?

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    1. Hi there,

      The Bates don't specify how much fruit to add, but we recommend 3-4 cups.

      Lily and Ellie

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  11. Delicious, I just made a double batch with blueberries.

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  12. Tried over the weekend with regular flour + baking powder and 3 cups of blackberries. It was a big win!

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  13. Quick question... The show and video said to use 1 teaspoon vanilla. All the recipes I see for the cobbler say to use 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Just wondering which is correct.

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    1. Hi Kari,

      This is the recipe that the Bates family provided, and we know that it works. Feel free to cut down the vanilla, but 1/2 teaspoon won't make much different. :)

      Blessings,
      Lily and Ellie

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  14. I'd like to use some other fruit. She said we could use whatever fruit we want. Black berries may not be in season. So glad to know about other fruit.
    It really looks delicious. Congrats on you up coming nuptials michaela. God bless you and yours ♡♥♡♥♡♥.

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  15. Do you stir the fruit into the batter, do you add sugar to the blackberries first? Also, if using canned fruit do you add the juice?

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    1. Hi Gaye,

      Yes, you should stir the fruit into the batter. No need to add sugar to the berries beforehand, as the batter has sugar in it. This recipe definitely tastes best with fresh veggies, but if you do use canned fruit, no need to add the juice.

      Hope this answers all your questions. :)
      Lily and Ellie

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  16. My moma used to make it on top of the stove can't remember how but I picked lots of blackberries'..

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  17. sounds awesome! I'll definitely have to try this soon!

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  18. Since It's Easter Im going to try this for desert. I'll let you know how it turned out. Yall have a blessed Resurrection Day.

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