Skillet Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cobbler is made with blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries covered with a delicious biscuit topping and baked in a cast iron skillet.

Skillet Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cobbler

Mixed Berry cobbler is an unpretentious, homey dessert and is made even more rustic when presented in a cast iron skillet!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked fruit dessert, berry cobbler, Cobbler, desserts with frozen berries
Servings: 8
Calories: 151kcal



  • cooking spray
  • Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • pinch cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 cups Fresh mixed raspberries, blackberries and sliced strawberries
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. Lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. Vanilla extract


  • ¼ cup White whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup Unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar
  • ½ tsp. Baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. Baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Chilled sweet whipped butter, cut into small pieces
  • cup Low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp. Canola oil


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray a 10-inch cast iron or enamel skillet with oil.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt. Toss in the mixed berries and gently mix to coat. Add honey, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla then transfer to a 10-inch cast iron skillet.
  • Bake until the berries are hot and bubbling on the edges, about 20 to 24 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a medium bowl whisk the flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • When the berries are ready to take out of the oven, cut in the chilled butter (must be very cold) using a pastry cutter (or 2 knives) until they form pebble-sized pieces.
  • In a small bowl combine buttermilk and oil; mix well. Add to the dry mixture and mix until just moistened, careful not to over-mix. Carefully remove the skillet from the oven, increase the oven temperature to 400°F and spoon the batter over the berries.
  • Carefully remove the skillet from the oven, increase the oven temperature to 400°F and spoon the batter over the berries.
  • Place back in the oven and bake until the berries are bubbling and the topping is golden and cooked through, about 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool 15 to 20 minutes before eating.


Serving: 1/2 cup, Calories: 151kcal
  • If using frozen berries, let them thaw.
  • Don’t have a skillet? Do it in a pie dish.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories151
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 4g 7%
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Cholesterol 5.5mg 2%
  • Sodium 100.5mg 5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
    • Sugars 16.5g
  • Protein 2g 4%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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