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Craving something sweet and homemade? You’re in luck! This single serving Blueberry Cobbler is a quick, satisfying dessert that takes minimal effort and ingredients. Best of all, it’s perfectly portioned just for you!

Blueberry Cobbler is a classic dessert featuring a juicy blueberry filling topped with a buttery, biscuit-like crust. It’s a comfort food staple loved for its versatility and simplicity.

Discover a few of our delightful single serving blueberry recipes: moist Blueberry Cake, hearty Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries, homemade small batch Blueberry Jam, and a classic Blueberry Muffin. Each offers a burst of blueberry flavor.

Why You’ll Love This Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

  • Simplicity: With basic pantry ingredients and a straightforward process, this dessert is incredibly easy to make.
  • Quick Cooking Time: In around 30 minutes, you’ll have a warm, comforting dessert ready to enjoy.
  • Portion Control: Made in a 10-ounce ramekin, you get to indulge without overdoing it.

Filling Ingredients

lemon juice, blueberries, and sugar on a tray. The ingredients needed to make cobbler.

If you have any ingredients leftover from this small blueberry cobbler recipe, check out our Leftover Ingredients Recipe Finder.

  • Blueberries: Both fresh and frozen and thawed blueberries work well for this cobbler.
  • Sugar: Adds sweetness and helps turn the blueberries into a luscious sauce during baking.
  • Lemon juice: Elevates the overall flavor with a citrusy zing. Freshly squeezed or bottled, either will do the trick.
  • Flour: This pantry staple forms the base of the cobbler topping. For a gluten-free option, you can use a gluten-free 1:1 flour substitute.
  • Baking powder: Key for a fluffy, risen cobbler crust. Always double-check the freshness of your baking powder to ensure it performs as expected.
  • Salt: A pinch enhances the sweetness and rounds out the flavors, making it a must-add to your ingredient list.
  • Milk: This adds moisture to the cobbler topping. Feel free to use cow’s milk or plant-based alternatives like almond or soy milk.

This is just an overview of the ingredients I used and why I used them. For the full recipe please scroll down to the recipe box at the bottom of the post.

Recipe Variations

It’s great to have options! Here are some fun twists on this classic:

  • Zesty Twist: Add some lemon zest for a citrus kick.
  • Cinnamon Swirl: Incorporate cinnamon into the dough for a spiced flavor.
  • Mixed Berries: Swap blueberries for a mixed berry blend.
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How To Make Blueberry Cobbler For One

  1. Prepare the filling: Place the blueberries in a small baking dish. Stir in the sugar and lemon juice.
  2. Make the cobbler batter: Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and milk, and pour over the blueberries.
batter poured over a bowl of blueberries.
  1. Bake: Bake in a 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 25 minutes.
  2. Enjoy: Remove from the oven and enjoy while still warm.
a small blueberry cobbler baked in a white dish on a trivet placed on top of a silver tray.

Expert Tips

  • Temperature Matters: Preheating your oven is crucial. Make sure your oven reaches the exact temperature before you start baking. I recommend using an oven thermometer which can help with this and ensure consistency in your results.
  • Baking Sheet Hack: Always place your ramekin on a baking sheet. Not only does it make it easier to take in and out of the oven, but it also catches any spills, saving you from a potential oven clean-up.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoying a homemade dessert like this should be an experience! Here are a few ways to elevate your single-serving Blueberry Cobbler:

  • Ice Cream: A scoop of vanilla ice cream pairs wonderfully.
  • Whipped Cream: A dollop can add a luxurious touch.
  • Fresh Mint: A sprig for garnish adds color and aroma.
  • Nut Toppings: A sprinkle of crushed almonds or walnuts can add a crunch.
a close up of a white bowl filled with blueberry cobbler with melted vanilla ice cream and a spoon on the side.

Freezing Fresh Blueberries: A Simple Guide

Got a bounty of fresh blueberries? Freezing them is a cinch and extends their shelf life significantly. Just arrange the blueberries in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Pop the sheet into the freezer and wait until the berries are fully frozen. Once that’s done, shift the frozen blueberries into a ziplock freezer bag. Store them in your freezer, and they’ll stay good for up to six months. Perfect for off-season blueberry cobbler cravings!

Frequently Asked Questions

What size ramekin should I use?

For optimal results, use a 10-ounce ramekin for this blueberry cobbler recipe. A similarly sized baking dish will also do the trick.

Should I use fresh or frozen blueberries in this blueberry cobbler recipe?

This cobbler recipe is versatile; you can use either fresh or frozen blueberries. If you opt for frozen, thawing them first is advisable. Using frozen blueberries without thawing will add extra liquid to the filling.

Can I substitute blueberries with other types of fruit?

Certainly! You can easily switch things up like with our Peach Cobbler and Apple Cobbler. Also, you can make the cobber with strawberries or raspberries. Mixing fruits like peaches and blueberries can also result in a delicious cobbler.

How do I store leftover blueberry cobbler?

While best savored warm, leftover cobbler can be stored in the fridge. Just cover it and consume within five days for maximum freshness.

Can I double this blueberry cobbler recipe?

Yes, you can! The ingredients for this single serving cobbler are simple to double or even triple. The baking temperature and time should remain the same.

Ways To Use Leftover Ingredients

If you have any ingredients leftover from this recipe, check out our Leftover Ingredients Recipe Finder or you might like to consider using them in any of these single serving and small batch recipes:

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Blueberry Cobbler For One

4.94 from 30 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Easy single serving blueberry cobbler recipe made with a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries and a few simple pantry ingredients.

Ingredients 
 

  • cup blueberries (about 3 ounces)
  • ½ tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice

For the cobbler topping

  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions 

  • Heat oven to 375° F (190° C).
  • Place the blueberries into a small ramekin. Stir in the sugar and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • In a separate small bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the milk and whisk until the batter is smooth.
  • Pour batter evenly over the blueberries. Bake for 25-28 minutes, until the topping is golden brown.
  • Enjoy warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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Notes

    • Temperature Matters: Preheating your oven is crucial. Make sure your oven reaches the exact temperature before you start baking. I recommend using an oven thermometer which can help with this and ensure consistency in your results.
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    • Baking Sheet Hack: Always place your ramekin on a baking sheet. Not only does it make it easier to take in and out of the oven, but it also catches any spills, saving you from a potential oven clean-up.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 186kcal, Carbohydrates: 46g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 306mg, Potassium: 224mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 30g, Vitamin A: 114IU, Vitamin C: 12mg, Calcium: 80mg, Iron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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  1. When I made it the first time I was hooked. I used strawberries and blueberries that needed to be cooked or trashed that day. It was sooo good and easy. I have now made it many times with many
    varieties of fresh or frozen mixed berries.