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This incredible gluten free blueberry cobbler is one of the easiest desserts to make. If you are a cobbler fanatic, you are going to love every bite of this blueberry cobbler. The blueberries are topped with a flaky sweet biscuits gluten free cobbler topping.

A small white plate filled with blueberry cobbler.

It is that time of the year when blueberries are at their juiciest. You can buy blueberries all year long, but only in the spring and summer are they at their peak flavor!

One of my Fearless Dining readers, Linda C, emailed me how much she missed her mother’s blueberry cobbler since going gluten-free. When I thought about it, I couldn’t remember the last time I had a blueberry cobbler. I started working on a recipe that I hoped Linda would consider worthy.

Get ready for the best gluten-free blueberry cobbler ever! If you love all flavors of cobbler, check out all of my gluten free cobbler recipes.

Why This Recipe Is Great:

  • This homemade cobbler is sweet and full of fresh blueberry flavors.
  • This recipe is both gluten free and dairy-free, making it easy to serve to guests with allergies.
  • My blueberry dessert is a beginner-level recipe, and the sweet biscuit cobbler topping is easy to make.
  • You can use fresh or frozen blueberries in this recipe! You can also use any seasonal fruit instead of blueberries. In the summer, I also love making this Gluten Free Peach Cobbler.
  • If you prefer a paleo (grain-free) biscuit topping, try this Paleo Peach Cobbler topping over the blueberries. This paleo cobbler is a great healthy blueberry cobbler option because it has no refined sugars.

Made these a couple weeks ago, they were fabulous!! Going to try frozen cherries this time, YUM!”

Jody H.
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King Arthur, Measure for Measure Flour 3 lbs

This is one of my favorite gluten-free flour blends for cookies, cakes, pie crust, biscuits, and muffins! (Do not use this flour blend for yeast recipes.)

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Ingredient Notes:

  • Gluten free flour blend – I tested this recipe using Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten Free Flour Blendhttps://amzn.to/2Vr6rlu and King Arthur’s Measure for Measure Gluten Free Blend. That doesn’t mean others will not work, I just have not tested other flours.
  • Xanthan gum – If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
  • Baking powder – Be sure to use an aluminum-free baking powder.
  • Coconut oil – You can use another light oil if you prefer. Don’t use olive oil.
  • Blueberries – you can use fresh or frozen. If you use frozen blueberries, let them thaw and pour out some extra liquid.

This easy gluten free blueberry cobbler recipe will rock your world. If you want to try another great recipe, you will want to make these Gluten Free Blueberry Scones!

Recipe Step By Step Directions:

It really is easy…grab some fresh blueberries and preheat your oven to 350º F!

A bowl with the dry ingredients for the cobbler.

Step 1: Combine your gluten free flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Whisk your dry ingredients to blend.

Wet ingredients poured over the dry ingredients ready to mix.

Step 2: In a small separate bowl, add the vanilla extract, non-dairy milk, and warm coconut oil. Mix the wet ingredients.

Step 3: Pour your wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Mix them into a smooth biscuit dough.

Blueberries coated in sugar.

Step 4: In a medium mixing bowl, add the blueberries. This blueberry layer is where much of the flavor comes from. Add the tapioca starch, lemon juice, and sugar. Toss to coat the blueberries.

Spreading the biscuit topping over the blueberries.

Step 5: Prepare an 8×8 baking pan. You can either grease the pan (I used spray coconut oil) or line it with parchment paper.

Step 6: Pour the blueberry topping into the pan first.

Step 7: Spread the cobbler topping on top of the blueberry mixture. Use a large spoon or spatula to spread the cobbler topping over the blueberry filling.

A pan full of blueberry cobbler.

Step 8: Bake at 350º F for 30-35 minutes. The actual baking time will depend on how thick you add the topping and the size of your baking dish.

Step 9: Spoon some gluten-free blueberry cobbler onto a plate and top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream! This is such an easy recipe, perfect for summer days or any day!

Storage:

Store leftovers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. It will keep fresh for up to 4 days. To reheat the cobbler, you can warm it in the microwave oven for 35-40 seconds.

Expert Tips and Recipe FAQ:

Can you use frozen blueberries in this recipe?

You can use fresh or frozen blueberries in this cobbler recipe. Note if you use frozen blueberries that, your blueberry mixture will be a little wetter if you don’t drain some of the liquid.

How do you know when the cobbler is done baking?

This cobbler recipe is finished baking when the top is firm to the touch. You can insert a toothpick into the biscuit topping. If the toothpick comes back dry and the blueberry bottom is bubbly, the cobbler is ready.

Can you make this with a crisp topping to be blueberry crisp?

You can easily make this into a crisp. Just use the crisp topping recipe in my Gluten Free Apricot Crisp recipe.

The top view of a plate full of blueberry cobbler.

More Gluten Free Dessert Recipes To Try:

a small white plate filled with blueberry cobbler

Gluten Free Blueberry Cobbler

Sandi Gaertner
An easy homemade gluten free dairy free blueberry cobbler.
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4.71 from 75 votes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Gluten Free Dessert Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 159 kcal

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Ingredients
  

Cobbler Topping:

  • ¾ cup gluten free flour blend * see note
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder aluminum free
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup non-dairy or regular milk depending on the gluten free flour blend, you may need to add a little more milk.
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • dash salt

Blueberry Mix:

  • 3 cups fresh blueberries * see note
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch * see note
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  • Combine your gluten free flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk your dry ingredients to blend.
  • In a small bowl, add the vanilla extract, non-dairy milk, and coconut oil. Mix the wet ingredients together with a whisk.
  • Pour your wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Mix them into a smooth biscuit dough.
  • In a medium bowl, add the blueberries. This blueberry layer is where much of the flavor comes from. Add the starch, lemon juice, and sugar. Toss to coat the blueberries.
  • Prepare an 8×8 baking pan. Grease the pan with spray oil to prevent sticking.
  • Pour the blueberry topping into the pan first. Spread the cobbler topping on top of the blueberry mixture. Use a large spoon or spatula to spread the cobbler topping over the blueberry filling.
  • Bake at 350º F for 30-35 minutes. The actual baking time will depend on how thick you add the topping and the size of the baking dish you use.

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Notes

  1. I have tested this recipe with King Arthur Measure for Measure GF and Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 GF blend. That doesn’t mean others will not work, I just have not tested other flours.
  2. If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
  3. Depending on the gluten free flour mix you use, you may need to add 2 TBSP of additional flour. If you use one of the blends I list, you don’t…but I find some of the starchier blends need more flour so they don’t turn out too runny.
  4. You can also use cornstarch if you do not have tapioca starch.
  5. You can use frozen blueberries. Be sure to thaw them and drain half of the juice.
  6. This crisp will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container.

SPECIAL NOTE

Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn’t test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 82mgPotassium: 83mgFiber: 2gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 27IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg
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This post was updated from an old July 2018 post with more instructions.

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