Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

 Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler was in the Lazy Day Cobbler section

in last year’s July issue of Southern Living Magazine.

I was too lazy to cobble one together last year,

so I made Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler instead. :)

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It was definitely on my list of summertime favorites

 to make this year, so with Memorial Day

and the kick off to summer on the horizon,

I cobbled one together!

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Quick, oh so good, and the star of your Memorial Day or July 4th celebration with its red, white, and blue if you top it with Vanilla or Cream Cheese Ice Cream!

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Start with 6 cups of fresh berries~

whatever ratio you prefer.

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Toss the berries with a mixture 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.

Spoon into a lightly greased 11 x 7-inch baking dish.

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Mix your batter and pour over your berries.

Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes and let stand on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 1/4 cups sugar, divided

6 cups assorted fresh berries (I used mainly blackberries,  blueberries, and 1 cup of raspberries)

1/2 cup butter, softened

2 large eggs

2 tablespoons red liquid food coloring

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

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Preparation

 Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together cornstarch and 1/2 cup sugar. Toss berries with cornstarch mixture, and spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

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 Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Stir in red food coloring and vanilla until blended.

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 Combine flour, cocoa, and salt. Stir together buttermilk, vinegar, and baking soda in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup. (Mixture will bubble.)

Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

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Beat at low speed until blended after each addition.

Spoon batter over berry mixture.

Red Velvet Berry Cobbler

Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake topping comes out clean.

Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.You can find a printable recipe, here.

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However you celebrate Memorial Day,

remember our military men and women

who protect and serve us!

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  40 comments for “Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

  1. Peggy Thal
    May 25, 2013 at 7:21 am

    Looks delicious and beautiful. I like that it is easy to make. I have to put the little USA flag on top for final touch. Bought so many of them. Thank you for you post.

  2. Laurie
    May 25, 2013 at 7:24 am

    Yum. You make everything look spectacular! Beautiful photos.

  3. May 25, 2013 at 7:47 am

    Mary this looks delicious! Definitely one we would like. We were craving cobbler. I definitely am a lazy baker. I bought a Marie C. Razzleberry Pie.:-)
    Enjoy the weekend.

  4. May 25, 2013 at 7:59 am

    Yummo!! I had a hard time deciding which of these GORGEOUS photos to pin…they all look fantastic!
    You always do such a lovely job of presentation, Mary. *sigh*
    I want to be just like you when I grow up!

  5. May 25, 2013 at 8:21 am

    My daughter (and me) would love this, red velvet is her FAVORITE!!! I will send this to her! Have a great weekend. It is still COLD here but by Monday supposed to be 70. I HOPE since we have a picnic and pool oening here at the development. XO, Pinky

  6. Donna
    May 25, 2013 at 8:22 am

    Oh yum!! This one will go into the recipe file.

  7. May 25, 2013 at 9:08 am

    Mary,
    Southern Living should just hire you to photograph their recipes! This looks so delicious. I will pin and share on FB, but like Rettabug, I can’t decide which one gorgeous photo to pin! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve been under the weather and am just getting back to feeling like myself. Hope you have a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!

  8. May 25, 2013 at 9:14 am

    So colorful, and it looks delicious! I can’t wait to try the cream cheese ice cream. That sounds to-die-for!

  9. Lisa Mcgee Smith
    May 25, 2013 at 10:02 am

    Looks wonderful! I wonder, could you put a layer of cream cheese frosting on top – before the ice cream? It would kind of be a velvet cake / berry cobbler. What do you think?

  10. May 25, 2013 at 10:36 am

    mouthwatering! looks like summer in a pan, i so remember yours from last year too, you are making me rethink my menu planning girl! enjoy the sun and fun, happy holiday to you!

  11. May 25, 2013 at 11:47 am

    Mary, this looks like a winner! I think I’m going to rethink what I’m going to take to a party tomorrow. ‘-)
    PS
    Rain, glorious rain here yesterday and today. Yipee!

  12. May 25, 2013 at 11:49 am

    lazy plus really busy person here with a boxed mix in my pantry and lots of beriies in my fridge…would cake mix work? thinking yes but what modifications should I make? Love your photos!

  13. May 25, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    Berries, cobblers and ice cream spell summer…Red velvet is a favorite…perfect combination for any patriotic occasion!

    Happy Memorial Day weekend, Mary!

  14. linda kemp
    May 25, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    You are amazing!!

  15. May 25, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Looked some up and figgured it out. Duh! It is not uncommon to use cake mix in dump cake, etc. I actually did know that…brain freeze. Easy so
    tonight my 13 year old will make it for dinner. Happy Memorial Day.

  16. May 25, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Looks like a very festive dessert Mary! Hope your weather is a little sunnier and warmer than ours… my heater keeps kicking on! Have a great Memorial Day Weekend:@)

  17. May 25, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    This looks berry good.

  18. May 25, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    Perfectly patriotic! Thank you for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  19. May 26, 2013 at 8:43 am

    This looks delicious! And, perfect for Memorial Day celebrations. Beautiful photographs. Makes me want to eat it right now!
    His blessings,
    Kim @ Curtain Queen

  20. May 26, 2013 at 9:12 am

    I saved your post to savor this morning when I had more time to enjoy it, and have been happily reading away all your links to previous and equally beautiful posts~as fabulous as this red velvet cobbler looks I must admit I got pretty stuck on the photos from last summer and the cream cheese ice cream in a jar! I’m not sure which one of these will be on our table for the July 4th celebration but you sure have shared a treasure trove of red, white and blue recipes! Thank you so much Mary! Happy Memorial Day!
    Jenna

  21. May 26, 2013 at 10:08 am

    My daughter is the cobbler queen, and she loves anything red velvet…I’m sending her the link! :D Such a fun post for Memorial Day Weekend, Mary!

  22. May 26, 2013 at 10:33 am

    OMG! Looks yummy…

  23. May 26, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Berrilicious, Mary! What a great dessert for Memorial Day or any time this summer!! xo

  24. May 26, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Oh, this is so beautiful and it sounds so fabulous! I love your presentation too in the jars – we always love something done just a little extra special. Have a wonderful weekend!

  25. May 27, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    This looks so refreshing and yummy as well as patriotic. Most of my pins are from you.

  26. May 27, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    What a perfect dessert for a patriotic holiday! I would love this cobbler version of red velvet cake along with a big scoop of ice cream :) Happy Memorial Day, Mary!

  27. May 27, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    Red Velvet is my favorite.This is gorgeous with the addition of berries.

  28. May 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    I never bake anymore but I made the cobbler this morning! Luscious, and it looked just like your picture so I’m very pleased. My 12-year-old granddaughter was so impressed. My daughter asked what made me do such a thing and I told her a gorgeous blog post was to blame! Lovely, and thank you. :-)

  29. May 28, 2013 at 7:23 am

    Well wouldn’t you know!! Make some new cobblers happens to be a line item on my sand pail list for the summer! Now, I can pin this one to start the recipe collection for trying.

    How perfect is this for a patriotic holiday, too!

  30. May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am

    What could be better than berries and red velvet!!!….you give me so many great ideas Mary!…the cobbler not only looks great but I can just taste it now…amazing!

  31. Rattlebridge Farm
    May 30, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Teeny Templeton would love red velvet berry cobbler! From the beautiful photos to the mouth-watering dessert, this is a keeper.

  32. Rosemary
    May 31, 2013 at 9:35 am

    I made this last night and it was wonderful! I will make this this summer when we go to the lake in the Finger Lakes in NY. I am sending this comment a second time because I do not know what happened when i posted it. Anyway, really enjoy your blog….the dishes, flatware, linens, flowers….all my cup of tea.

  33. June 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    This looks delicious! Also great to try for 4th of July next month. Thanks for sharing!

  34. May 18, 2015 at 11:53 am

    All perfectly patriotic and delicious, Mary. My patriotic things are packed and off to storage. ;-)
    Thanks for sharing these ideas. I’m pinning them for the future. Enjoy the day!

  35. bj
    May 19, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    I love re-runs..I missed this before, so glad you shared again..

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