Apricot Berry Cobbler

This Apricot Berry Cobbler is the perfect summer dessert! The cobbler itself is light and fluffy, and the apricots and berries add a lovely sweetness. I like to serve it with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream on top.


  • 5 cups pitted, quartered apricots (Blenheims if you can get a hold of some)
  • 3 cups blackberries (or boysenberries or blueberries)
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour (for thickening)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • (1 stick or 4 ounces) butter, softened plus 1/4 cup melted butter
  • =1 cup buttermilk
  • *almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


1. In a medium bowl, toss together the apricots, berries, 1 cup white sugar and 2 Tbsp flour.

2. Place filling into baking dish (one 9x13x2 baking dish, or two smaller baking dishes).

3. Whisk together the 2 cups of flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Add 1 Tbsp white sugar and mix well.

4. Cut the butter into small cubes and toss into the flour mixture. Work the butter with your fingers to smear it and crumble it into the flour until the mixture resembles a coarse cornmeal.

5 . Tip: at this point, if you briefly heat the apricot berry mixture in the microwave or oven until it is warm ,it will help 6 .the biscuit topping to rise .Add almond extract to 7 .the buttermilk ,then form a well in 8 .the middle of 9 .the flour mixture and pour in 10 .the buttermilk 11..Gently mix (with wooden spoon or your hands )until 12 13 14 15..Do not over-mix.(You can also just crumble 16 17 18 19..Sprinkle brown sugar over 20 21 22

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Nutrition Facts

  • Per serving:
  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Sodium: 220mg
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Fiber: 2g
Apricot Berry Cobbler

Frequently Asked Questions

What can be made from apricots?

Apricots are a versatile fruit that can be used in a variety of dishes. Breakfast cookies with apricots and dates, apricot scones, and an apricot strawberry smoothie are all excellent options for those looking for a healthy breakfast option. For something heartier, try apricot chicken or an apricot and chorizo bolognese with turmeric pasta.

Can I freeze apricots raw?

Yes, apricots can be frozen raw. To do so, chop them up and flash freeze on a baking sheet before bagging them up and adding them to the freezer. This will help preserve their freshness and flavor. Apricots that have been frozen raw can be stored in the freezer for up to 4 months.

What can dried apricots be used for?

Dried apricots are incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of different dishes. For example, they make an excellent addition to a fruited rice pilaf. Or, if you’re looking for a healthy chocolate substitute, dried apricots are a great option. You can also use them as a salad topper or on a bagel. Other uses for dried apricots include popping them like candy, adding them to fruit salad, or using them as part of a dip recipe.

How do you eat fresh apricots?

Fresh apricots are a delicious and healthy summer fruit. There are many different ways to enjoy them, from simply eating them as is, to cooking with them in sweet or savory dishes. Here are some tips on how to eat fresh apricots:

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-Wash the apricots under cool running water. If they’re organic, you can leave the skins on. Otherwise, peel them before eating. -Cut the apricots in half and remove the pit. You can then slice or chop the flesh as desired. -Enjoy the apricots as is, or use them in recipes such as salads, desserts, smoothies, or sauces. -If cooking with apricots, be sure not to overcook them – they should retain some of their firmness for optimum flavor and texture.

What can I do with too many apricots?

One option for what to do with too many apricots is to dehydrate them. Dehydrators are easy to use and an effective way to preserve excess fruit. Another option is to use an oven set to a low temperature; however, the oven door must be left open slightly so that moisture can escape while the fruit is dehydrating.

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