Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Tuesdays with Dorie: Mixed Berry Cobbler

Who doesn’t love a good cobbler? I grew up on cobblers made with berries and peaches from my grandparents and great-grandparents gardens. I was happy to try out a new recipe, chosen this week by Beth of Our Sweet Life. The cobbler was easily put together and required little effort. I used frozen mixed berries, which included strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and raspberries. I probably could have used fresh berries but we were having Saturday night dinner guests and the thought of having to clean and hull all those berries did not appeal to me.

I followed Dorie’s recipe to a tee, the only addition being an egg wash and a sprinkling of raw sugar on the top. I used a mini-cookie cutter in the shape of a flower to cut out the center and then left it on the top during baking. I cooked about 10 minutes less than the suggested time; my oven might run a little on the hot side because I usually cook things a few minutes less than is actually called for. The cobbler turned out well and smelled delicious. I served it at room temperature with vanilla ice cream. Everyone really enjoyed it and Doug and I finished up what was left yesterday. Nothing beats a melting scoop of vanilla ice cream floating in a sea of warm berries!

I’m really excited about next week’s selection, Apple Cheddar Scones, chosen by Karina of The Floured Apron, because I *love* scones!

13 comments:

Engineer Baker said...

Melting ice cream floating on berries sounds sooo good right now. Beautiful cobbler!

Shirlie said...

Your cobbler is gorgeous! I really like the flower cut out. Very creative!

Mevrouw Cupcake said...

"Nothing beats a melting scoop of vanilla ice cream floating in a sea of warm berries!" --- AMEN!

Prudy said...

That flower cut out is so adorable. I also love that lsat melty picture. Yum!

Jamie said...

I came to your blog via Tuesday's with Dorie but I noticed that you're battling infertility. I'd be interested in hearing your story if you feel like sharing...

It took 5 IVF cycles to conceive our son. We are planning to jump back to IVF in January to try again.

kim said...

the egg wash made it look so nice and brown on top, beautiful! i love the flower cutout :)

Susie Homemaker said...

love love love the cutout! great job!

Rebecca said...

Oh, yum. And I'm loving the flower!

Jules Someone said...

Mmmmm, warm cobbler, cold ice cream, mmmmm.

noskos said...

Looks great!!

Shari said...

I love the flower cut-out! Looks delicious.
Shari@Whisk: a food blog

Christine said...

Your cobbler looks delicious, good job!

Jaime said...

it looks delicious; love your idea to use the cookie cutter to cut out the center :)