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Cherry cobbler topped with ice cream and powdered sugar on a white plate.

Cherry Cobbler Recipe

You don’t need cake mix to make this Cherry Cobbler Recipe, just a bunch of fresh cherries and a handful of ingredients you already have. It’s one glorious cherry dessert you’ll probably make a dozen times before summer is over.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 336kcal


  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar divided
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 3 cups fresh cherries pitted


  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9-inch round baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup of the sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the milk and stir until smooth. 
  • Add the melted butter and stir until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into the greased baking dish. Scatter the top with the cherries. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of sugar evenly over the top.
  • Bake until edges are golden and crispy, 50-60 minutes. 
  • Serve warm topped with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.


Calories: 336kcal