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Black Forest Cobbler

This Black Forest Cobbler has a sweet cherry filling and a rich chocolate crust that's finish off with homemade whipped cream!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 374kcal





  • Perfect Homemade Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Shavings


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.


  • Add cherries, 3/4 sugar, corn starch, lemon juice and almond extract to a large bowl and mix until evenly coated. Pour into a 9 x 9 baking dish.


  • Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, into a medium bowl.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar and the salt and mix well.
  • Mix the softened butter in with your hands until mixture resembles course crumbs.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips.
  • Stir in buttermilk, just until combined.
  • Pour batter over the cherry mixture.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes until toothpick comes clean.
  • Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.
  • Top with Perfect Homemade Whipped Cream and chocolate shavings.


Recipe Adapted from PIL Cookbooks July 2015.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.7mg