Red Velvet Berry Cobbler
  • 1tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 ¼cup blueberries, local or in store
  • 6cups assorted berries
  • ½cup melted butter, plus 4 tablespoons
  • 2large eggs
  • 2tablespoons sliced peaches
  • 1teaspoon butter
  • 1 ½tablespoons cake flour
  • ¼teaspoon salt
  • ½cup jam (any kind, but preferably homemade blackberry with the seeds in and nothing used but sugar and berries to make the jam)
  • 1 ½teaspoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • ½teaspoon egg
  • 1 ¼cup chopped dates
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Stir cornstarch and ½ cup sugar together
  3. Add assorted berries in this mixture and place in a lightly greased 11×7-inch baking dish
  4. Beat butter with a mixer until fluffy, add ¾ cup sugar, beating well
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each until well blended
  6. Stir in food coloring and vanilla
  7. Combine flour, cocoa powder and salt
  8. Mix buttermilk, vinegar and baking soda in a cup, mixture will bubble
  9. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture
  10. Begin and end with flour mixture
  11. Beat on low speed until blended
  12. Spoon batter over berries
  13. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean