A classic recipe for blueberry peach cobbler with just enough floral lavender to make the sweet dessert pop. This is what summer desserts are made for!
After picking over 5 pounds of fresh blueberries, what's the first dessert I run home to make? Blueberry lavender peach cobbler, of course! Blueberries with lavender is a stunning match!
A little lavender goes a long way but the floral notes work so well with the sweet blueberries. Then everything is topped with a simple rustic buttery biscuit topping and served with classic vanilla ice cream. Now that's a summer dessert worth waiting for!
And here's a pro tip, when peaches are in season, buy extra peaches then this article on how to freeze peaches to enjoy them all throughout the year!
Just one more summer dessert before we dive into fall, gourds and pumpkins. Blueberries have been plentiful this summer season and even with all the recipe ideas I have, there is somethinig about baking up a classic blueberry cobbler that's so comforting.
Blueberries with Lavender
How do you feel about adding herbs with fruit? Certain herbs can offer a pop of brightness and freshness to fruit desserts without overpowering. Lavender lemon bars are a gorgeous combination and lavender with blueberries works so well.
Rub herbs into the sugar. To really accentuate the herbs aromas and oils, rub the lavender buds into the sugar to make a lavender sugar, that way the flavors are evenly distributed in the recipe.
More Dessert Recipes to Enjoy:
- Blueberry Peach Clafoutis
- Blueberry Apple Borekas with Honey Tahini
- Plum Cake with Vanilla and Cinnamon
More sweet inspiration
Blueberry Lavender Peach Cobbler
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- For the berry mixture, start by mixing the sugar, dried lavender and lemon zest together. Use your fingertips to rub the lavender and zest into the sugar, set aside.
- In a large bowl, add the blueberries, chopped peaches, cornstarch, lemon juice and vanilla paste. Add the infused sugar and give everything a good stir. Set aside while you make the topping.
- For the biscuit topping, whisk whisk together the flour, ¼ cup sugar and baking powder. Add the cubed butter and use your fingertips to break up the butter into the flour until butter is about the sizes of peas.
- Pour 1 ¼ heavy cream and vanilla extract into the flour mixture and stir to combine until it is one cohesive mixture. It will be thick and sticky.
- Pour berry mixture into baking dish and use a large tablespoon to dollop biscuit topping all over the top. Brush biscuits with 2 tablespoons heavy cream. Mix ⅛ cup sugar with lavender together and top biscuits with the infused sugar.
- Bake blueberry cobbler for 55 minutes to 1 hour until the fruit mixture is bubbling and biscuits are light golden brown.
- Once done, remove from oven and let cool for at least 20 minutes. Serve as is or with ice cream.