Homemade Strawberry Cobbler

Homemade Strawberry Cobbler has a crispy crust and a deliciously sweet strawberry filling. Perfect for a weekend dessert or a potluck. Fast to make and delicious to eat.

Every season I’m always excited for fresh strawberries to hit the farmers market. Usually, I buy so much and end up with more fruit than my family can eat.

This was the issue last year. I bought more fruit–strawberries–than my family could eat before going bad. Believe me–I made jam, jellies, desserts, and salads. We had our fill of fresh strawberries. And they were awesome!

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Strawberry Cobbler

 I decided to freeze some of the berries for later use. Check out my post on how to freeze fresh strawberries. I also made strawberry cheesecake bars, strawberry dessert bowl, and homemade strawberry pie filling

Why Should I Make This Recipe?

With it being springtime, and me trying my best to spring clean, I decided I would work on cleaning out the freezer. This is where the strawberries came into play. I ran across a bag of frozen berries in the back of the freezer. Yay!! It was like finding the prize in a box of cracker jacks.

This was a sign. A sign that I should make cobbler. I’ve wanted to make a strawberry cobbler for months, and now it was time! I pulled out my recipe and got to work. In just a matter of minutes, my cobbler was ready for the oven.

Be sure to try my Strawberry Lemonade for a refreshing drink. It’s sure to delight on a hot summer day.

The house smelled wonderful. Baked goods always seem to improve my mood, plus it earns me extra points with the family. 🙂

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Strawberry Cobbler

Begin with the Basics– Fresh Strawberries

This is a basic recipe, and I bet most of the ingredients are in your pantry. The strawberry filling is easy to make–strawberries and sugar. Just add a splash of lemon juice and a spoon of cornstarch. That’s it! 

Nothing Beats a Flaky and Crispy Crust

The crust is a wet crust. Just mix, stir, and drop on top of your filling. Really. You can have this dessert made and in the oven in 10 minutes. I did. Waiting on it to cook will take some willpower!

Strawberry cobbler is great for a year-round dessert. If you don’t have fresh strawberries, frozen strawberries from your stash or the grocery store will work perfectly.

This cobbler has been family and friend tested. Everyone loved this cobbler the last time I served it. Believe me–you will have people asking for the recipe. And it is so easy to make.

Ingredients Needed for the Best Strawberry Cobbler

Ingredients for Strawberry Cobbler with text overlay.

Strawberry Filling:

In a bowl combine:
•lemon juice
•corn starch


•all-purpose flour
•brown sugar
•baking powder
•butter, melted
•hot water

How to Make this Delicious Strawberry Dessert

For complete instructions, see the recipe card below.

  1. Combine strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and corn starch.
Strawberries in a blue and white bowl.

2. Make the topping.

Steps for making Strawberry cobbler topping.

3. Add strawberries to the casserole dish and add topping.

Strawberry cobbler in a dish with topping.

4. Bake.

Baked homemade strawberry cobbler in a dish with text overlay.
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Love this cobbler? Be sure to try my Chocolate Pecan Cobbler or my Famous Peach Cobbler. Both are easy to make and so good!

Recipe FAQ’s

Strawberry cobbler is usually good for 3-5 days in the refrigerator.

Take the cobbler out of the refrigerator and transfer to an oven safe dish. Place the cobbler into the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

The choice is entirely up to you. I like to eat it both ways- hot and cold. After it comes out of the oven, I can’t resist a big bowl with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

For More Delicious Desserts, try:

Southern Caramel Cake— This delicious Southern Burnt Caramel Cake is a basic homemade butter cake topped with a cooked caramel frosting. The cake and frosting are made with simple ingredients easily found in most pantries—a true southern delight.

Southern Peach CobblerThis is The Best Southern Peach Cobbler you will ever eat! It’s loaded with fresh peaches, brown sugar, and cinnamon and is topped with a crunchy delightful crust.

Southern Sweet Potato Pie–Simply Southern Sweet Potato Pie is a favorite in our house. It’s made with basic ingredients and turns out perfect every time. Try it with a dollop of whipped cream for an added touch.

strawberry cobbler in a dish.

Simple Strawberry Cobbler

Gina Abernathy
A simple and delicious Strawberry Cobbler that is loaded with strawberries and topped with a sweet and crispy crust.
5 from 15 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


Strawberry Filling

  • 6 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon corn starch


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1/3 cup hot water


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13×9 inch casserole dish with non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and corn starch. Stir well and allow to sit for about 10 minutes while you mix the topping.
  • Topping: In a medium bowl, stir flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt well.
  • Using a fork, mix butter and water into the flour mixture. Stir well. The mixture will be thick.
  • Pour strawberry filling into the casserole dish. Spread evenly.
  • With a spoon, drop the flour/sugar mixture over the top of the strawberries. With the back of the spoon, gently spread the topping over the top of the strawberries.
  • Bake for one hour or until the topping turns brown. Allow to cool slightly before serving. Top with ice cream if desired.
Keyword Strawberry Cobbler Recipe


  1. This looks tasty! I love strawberries, they taste great and pair well with so many things. I really like the simplicity of this recipe and it looks like it would be easy to adapt to be Gluten Free (I am mildly allergic to wheat). Do you think it would be simple enough to change it to a strawberry rhubarb cobbler? We grow rhubarb in our garden and often times forget to use it, and I’m trying to find more ways of incorporating it into recipes:)

    1. Hey Tiffany,
      Thanks for stopping by. I have never tried Strawberry Cobbler with rhubarb. I just had a visitor to tell me she was going to try this recipe with rhubarb. It sounds like it may work. Let me know.

  2. Oohh this is a great recipe for when we pick our strawberries this year! I’ll be pinning this one! 🙂

  3. I am so excited to learn about strawberry cobbler. I only knew about peach cobbler, but strawberries are my favorite.

  4. Have I been living under a rock? I have never in my life seen a strawberry cobbler. This is a must try soon. I can only imagine the sweet notes on my palate with a dollop of whip topping or vanilla ice cream.

  5. 5 stars
    This looks delightful and so easy! We have so many strawberries in our garden right now. Now I have another way to use them. And I LOVE that I have all of the ingredients on hand.

  6. 5 stars
    I’ve been searching for as many strawberry recipes as I can find since we just picked over 15 lbs of strawberries at our local u-pick farm. This cobbler is at the top of my list and will be on my table this weekend! Yay!

  7. This strawberry cobbler recipe is perfect and just in time for summer. It’s my husband’s favorite! Thanks for sharing.

  8. 5 stars
    Oh wow, this looks fabulous! I can’t believe how easy it is to make. I will definitely be trying this recipe out.

  9. 5 stars
    I love your cobbler recipes, and this one was no exception! Super easy, sure delicious and just amazing with a good helping of cream on top! 🙂

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