Classic Cherry Cobbler Recipe + VIDEO

This Classic Cherry Cobbler is the ultimate dessert for summer! It uses fresh cherries and a simple stir together batter. Perfect with a scoop of ice cream! Includes step by step recipe VIDEO.
cherry cobbler in white baking dish

Cherry season has made it to Canada friends, and we’re kicking things off with this awesome — and beautiful — Classic Cherry Cobbler. Made with fresh BC Tree Fruits cherries because we’ve got to take advantage of them while we have them! (Since they’re only in season for 4-5 weeks and available for convenient pick up in your local grocery store!)
Anytime we can cook or bake with Canadian-grown product is a real plus — BC Tree Fruits Cherries are as fresh and local as it gets!

I know if you’ve been around here for any length of time you know how much I love a hot, oozing dessert with a scoop of ice cream (vanilla only, please and thank you).

My Grandma’s Hot Fudge Sundae Cake, this Caramel Apple Pudding Cake (also made with BC fruit!), and this Pumpkin Pudding Cake are some favorites around here.

This year, we’ve shared this Crockpot Blackberry Cobbler and this Blueberry Cobbler, which were so good we’re adding another member to the family: Classic Cherry Cobbler.


cherry cobbler overhead

The thick, sticky, red cherry filling? It’s really the star of the show here.

And the star in that filling? Big, beautiful, juicy BC Tree Fruits cherries. (And I had to stash a couple bags deep in the fridge to keep the kiddos hands off them long enough for me to make it — they make the perfect delicious and nutritious summer snack!).

Summer fruit is one of the things we look forward to most as the snow thaws and the sun starts getting warmer – there is nothing like fresh, Canadian-grown fruit and veggies and we’ll definitely be enjoying our share while we have a chance! Don’t miss out 😉

Be sure to look for the leaf so you know that you’re getting Okanagan-grown cherries!

Learn more about BC Tree Fruits Cherries and try them out for yourself! Plus, visit their food guide for more delicious recipes!  

cherry cobbler side angle

Tips for Making this Cherry Cobbler:

As we’ve talked about before, there are a few different ways to make a cobbler recipe.

There are those who use a biscuit like topping on top of a fruit filling. There are those who spread the cake batter onto the bottom of the pan and add the fruit on top.

And there are cobblers like this one, where the batter is dropped and gently spread on top of the fruit and baked. This is the way I prefer to do it (and it’s my recipe so I call the shots around here 😉 ), because I love the way the cherries cook down to make that incredible, thick, sticky sauce at the bottom as it bakes.

cherry cobbler scoop out

How to make Crockpot Cherry Cobbler:

You can definitely make this Classic Cherry Cobbler in the crockpot. Simply spray the slow cooker with non stick spray, pour the cherries into the bottom, and gently spread the batter over top.

Cook on high for 2 hours, or low for 3-4 hours before serving warm.

*This post is generously sponsored by BC Tree Fruits, the opinions and language are my own and in no way reflect of BC Tree Fruits. Learn more about BC Tree Fruits Cherries here.

cherry cobbler side angle

Cherry Cobbler

This Classic Cherry Cobbler is the ultimate dessert for summer! It uses fresh cherries and a simple stir together batter. Perfect with a scoop of ice cream! Includes step by step recipe VIDEO.



  • 5
    fresh cherries
    pitted and halved
  • 1 1/4
    all purpose flour
    (160g) divided
  • 1
    granulated sugar
    (200g) divided
  • 1
    baking powder
  • 1/4
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
    vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and lightly grease an 8×8″ baking dish or a 2-3 quart casserole dish. 

  2. Place cherries, 1/4 cup (35g) flour and 3/4 cup (150g)sugar in the baking dish and stir to combine. 

  3. In a medium bowl, stir together remaining 1 cup (125g) flour, 1/4 cup (50g) sugar, and baking powder until combined. Add in buttermilk, egg, oil and vanilla and stir until moistened. 

  4. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls over the cherries and bake for 40-45 minutes until topping is golden brown and cherries are thickened and bubbly at the edges. 

  5. Serve warm with ice cream or as desired.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Cherry Cobbler

Amount Per Serving

Calories 356
Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6g

Cholesterol 28mg

Sodium 22mg

Potassium 374mg

Total Carbohydrates 72g

Dietary Fiber 3g

Sugars 48g

Protein 5g

Vitamin A

Vitamin C



* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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