How To Make Strawberries And Cream Skillet Cobbler Right In Your Own Kitchen

This Strawberries & Cream Skillet Cobbler is made in a cast-iron skillet, and has all the flavor you love and expect from a cobbler. Delicious fresh strawberries are amazing with the crumbly dough topping. Give this a try today – you can even sub in different fruits like apple or peaches if you desire.



For the Strawberries and Cream Filling

  • 6 cups strawberries, cut into halves or fourths
  • 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 oz cream cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

For the Biscuit Topping

  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup buttermilk


Combine the strawberries with 4 tablespoons of the sugar, flour, lemon juice, and vanilla in a 9- or 10-inch cast iron skillet.


Stir to coat, then let sit until the strawberries have started to release their juices, about 30 minutes.


Preheat the oven to 400F.

In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese and the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar until smooth.


Beat in the cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.


Drop the cream cheese mixture over the strawberry mixture by tablespoons.


Use a spoon or spatula to try to spread the cream cheese mixture into a thin layer over the top of the strawberries.

In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and 3 teaspoons of the sugar. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter or a fork until it resembles coarse crumbs. Add in the buttermilk and stir just until moistened – do not overmix. Add more buttermilk if the mixture is too dry.

Drop rounded tablespoons of the topping over the strawberries and cream mixture. Sprinkle the remaining 2 teaspoons of sugar over the top.


Bake until the fruit is tender and bubbling, about 25 minutes. Serve warm or cold.



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