Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler

Can you think of any dessert that’s more summery than a cherry cobbler? There’s something nostalgic and warm about tart sweet cherries with a mound of pillowy biscuits on top. This Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler will give you all the familiarity of childhood and summer while being accessible year round.

Gluten Free Dairy Free Cherry Cobbler

Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler, a Year Round Taste of Summer

Cobblers come in every shape and color of the bountiful rainbow of fruit. From apple and blackberry to peach and the crimson pop of cherries.

While cherries are at their peak juiciness in the summer, the frozen cherries used in this recipe make it perfect any time of year.

Cobblers have that cravable balance of fruit to just sweet enough biscuity topping to make them a great way to end any type of meal. They can punctuate the end of a barbecue on a high note, and offer total comfort after a steakhouse dinner. And if you want to dip your fork in for a bite at breakfast, no judgement!

What Makes This Cobbler Special

This Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler is accented with the bright notes of orange juice and zest and hugged in a delicate cloud of lightly sweet biscuits. Every bite bursts with flavor and will have your friends and family looking for seconds.

The cherry filling gets a head start cooking on the stove, giving you the short time it takes to mix together the delicious gluten free and dairy free biscuit topping.

With just a few ingredients and very little prep time, you will have this cobbler in the oven.

Now that I know you’re dreaming of cherry cobbler, let’s get baking!

Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler

The ultimate summer time dessert perfect any time of the year!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • Mixing Bowl
  • 10" cast iron pan or baking dish


Cobbler Filling

  • 16 oz frozen cherries
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 blood orange, juiced (may substitute with regular orange)

Cobbler Topping

  • 4 tbsp butter, melted Dairy Free
  • 1 cup Gluten Free flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • pinch of salt
  • slivered almonds for topping (optional)


Cobbler Flilling

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • In a pot over medium heat, add the cobbler filling ingredients. Stir to incorporate
  • Continue occasionally stirring and cook the ingredients for 10 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved, the syrup has slightly thickened, and the cherries have begun to soften.
  • Pour into the cast iron skillet

Cobbler Topping

  • In a bowl, combine the wet ingredients and dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.
  • Scoop onto the cherry filling.
  • Bake 35-45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
  • Allow to cool several minutes and then serve warm.
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