Juicy blueberry & hazelnut cobbler

Serve this hearty autumn dish with custard, cream or ice cream for a delicious pudding all the family will love.


  • Vegetarian


400g blueberries, defrosted if frozen
1 tbsp elderflower cordial
100g Waitrose Light Brown Soft Sugar
175g self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
50g chilled butter, diced
1 medium essential Waitrose Free Range Egg
75ml buttermilk
25g hazelnuts, chopped
1 tbsp Waitrose Demerara Sugar 


1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC, gas mark 5. Place the blueberries in an ovenproof dish and drizzle over the cordial. Sprinkle over 50g of
the light brown sugar.

2. In a large bowl, sift the flour and baking powder together, then rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the remaining light brown sugar.

3. Beat together the egg and buttermilk then stir into the flour mixture to make a batter. Drop spoonfuls of the batter on top of the blueberries then scatter over the chopped hazelnuts and demerara sugar. Bake for 35–40 minutes until golden brown. 

Cook's tipThere’s a good range of frozen fruit in store that would be suitable for this recipe, including essential Waitrose Black Forest Fruit and essential Waitrose Raspberries.

blueberry hazelnut cobbler
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes to 40 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes to 55 minutes 55 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,278kJ
Fat 16.9g
Saturated Fat 7.4g
Carbohydrate 88.9g
Sugars 52.3g
Protein 8.3g
Salt 1g
Fibre 3.9g

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This recipe was first published in Tue Sep 15 12:45:00 BST 2015.