Easy Blueberry Cobbler With Cake Mix

Easy Blueberry Cobbler With Cake Mix

The Spruce Eats / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 70 mins
Servings: 8 to 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
420 Calories
23g Fat
53g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 to 12
Amount per serving
Calories 420
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 432mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 101mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Blueberries are the ultimate summer berry. For a few weeks each summer, many desserts are made with these tasty berries. What makes this recipe for easy blueberry cobbler so easy is that it's made with a cake mix. Prep time is a mere 15 minutes. Simply make the blueberry mixture, then dump the flavor of cake mix you desire on top and bake. You could use frozen blueberries in this recipe as well.

It's the perfect dessert to throw together for a family dinner, picnic, or get-together. Serve warm topped with ice cream or whipped cream.


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 4 cups fresh blueberries

  • 1 (18-ounce) box vanilla, yellow, or white cake mix

  • 1 cup pecan pieces

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. 

    Ingredients for easy blueberry cobbler with cake mix recipe gathered

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  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.

    Greased baking dish

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  3. In a saucepan, stir together the sugar and flour.

    Stir together the sugar and flour in a saucepan

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  4. Add the lemon juice and the water stir to combine.

    Add the lemon juice and water to the sugar and flour mixture

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  5. Next, stir in the blueberries. Turn the heat on to medium-high. Keep stirring the blueberries until the mixture boils.

    Stir the blueberries in the pot

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  6. Pour the blueberry mixture into the prepared pan.

    Blueberries in a baking dish

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  7. Sprinkle the top with the cake mix and pecans.

    Cake mix and pecans sprinkled on top of the blueberries in the baking dish

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  8. Drizzle the butter over the top. Cover as much of the cake mix as possible.

    Drizzle butter on top of the cake mix and pecans

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  9. Bake for 55 minutes or until blueberries have bubbled up through the mix topping.

    Easy Blueberry Cobbler With Cake Mix

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Recipe Variations

  • Add a refreshing twist of lemon flavor by using a lemon cake mix instead.
  • Change up the fruits: Add other fruits in with the blueberries, such as raspberries and/or blackberries, or in place of blueberries, try blackberries, pineapple, or even cherries. 


In the summertime, bake this in the morning. Leave it out to cool. Heat individual servings of this Easy Blueberry Cobbler in the microwave for 30 seconds or less, depending on your appliance.

How to Store Blueberry Cobbler

Store this blueberry cobbler in the refrigerator for up to three days. Make sure to cover the baking dish with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or put any leftover cobbler in an airtight container.