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Easy Strawberry Cobbler Dessert for Two

strawberry cobbler with a scoop of ice cream

This easy strawberry cobbler recipe is quick to prepare and bakes into a thick, sweet, yet still tart dessert. It has a fresh sliced strawberry layer topped with a golden brown cake like topping and a sprinkle of Turbinado sugar.

This recipe makes two individual large portions. This is a great dessert for two to make on date night, Valentine’s Day or any night of the week.

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Need a main dish? Try these Slow cooker Stuffed Peppers or Individual Meatloaves.

How to make Easy Strawberry Cobbler:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 C) and spray two 20 ounce oven safe baking dishes with nonstick baking spray.  Click for 20 ounce oven safe baking dishes.

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For the strawberry filling:

Rinse the strawberries, gently dry the berries with paper towel, then slice in half or quarters.

In a medium mixing bowl, gently fold together the cut strawberries, 2 ½ tbsp sugar, lemon juice and instant tapioca.

strawberries mixed in a bowl with sugar, lemon juice, and tapioca

Pour the fruit mixture into the prepared baking dishes.

strawberry filling in an oven safe bowl

For the batter topping:

In a small bowl, mix together the flour, 2 tbsp sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.

Cut the butter into small cubes and add to the flour mixture. Press the butter in with a pastry blender or a fork until the mixture looks like coarse meal. Click for a pastry blender.

flour, sugar, bown sugar, baking powder, salt, and butter mixed in a bowl

Pour the very hot water into the bowl and stir just until combined.

water added to flour batter mixture

Drop the batter mixture by spoonful evenly over the fruit mixture in each dish.

batter mixture on top of berry filling in a dish

For the sugar topping:

Evenly sprinkle the top of the batter with the coarse Turbinado sugar, divided evenly over each dish.

baked strawberry cobbler in a dish

Place the baking dishes on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes, or until the topping is cooked through and golden and strawberries are tender.

one dish of strawberry cobbler

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Yield: Serves 2

Easy Strawberry Cobbler

strawberry cobbler with a scoop of ice cream

This easy strawberry cobbler recipe is quick to prepare and bakes into a thick, sweet, yet still tart dessert. It has a fresh sliced strawberry layer topped with a golden brown cake like topping. This recipe makes two individual large portions.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp instant tapioca

For the batter topping:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp cold unsalted butter
  • 1/8 cup very hot water

For the sugar topping:

  • 2 teaspoons coarse Turbinado sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C) and spray two 20 oz oven safe baking dishes with nonstick baking spray. Click for 20 oz oven safe bowls.

For the strawberry filling:

  1. Rinse strawberries, gently dry with paper towel, then slice in half or quarters.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, gently fold together strawberries, 2 ½ tbsp sugar, lemon juice and instant tapioca.
  3. Pour fruit mixture into prepared baking dishes.

For the batter topping:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together flour, 2 tbsp sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut butter into small cubes and add to flour mixture. Press butter in with a pastry blender or a fork until mixture looks like coarse meal. Click for a pastry blender.
  3. Pour very hot water into the bowl and stir just until combined.
  4. Drop batter mixture by spoonful evenly over fruit mixture in each dish.

For the sugar topping:

  1. Evenly sprinkle top of batter with coarse Turbinado sugar, divided evenly over each dish.
  2. Place baking dishes on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until topping is cooked through and golden and strawberries are tender.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 526Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 422mgCarbohydrates: 89gFiber: 4gSugar: 52gProtein: 5g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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