Apricot Cobbler

This pretty apricot cobbler features tender biscuits that top sweet, jammy apricots sweetened with honey and flavored with ginger. It's a great dessert that makes the most of the early-summer stone fruit season.

Apricot Cobbler
Photo: Photographer / Jen Causey, Prop Stylist / Kay Clarke, Food Stylist / Chelsea Zimmer
Active Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Nutrition Profile:



  • 2 ½ pounds fresh apricots, pitted and halved (about 20 medium)

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or tapioca starch

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • cup buttermilk plus 1 tablespoon, divided

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup whole-wheat pastry flour

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup cold unsalted butter, cubed

  • 2 teaspoons turbinado sugar


  1. To prepare filling: Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat a 7-by-11-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Toss apricots, 1/4 cup honey, cornstarch (or tapioca starch), lemon juice, ginger and salt together in a large bowl; spoon evenly into the prepared dish.

  2. To prepare topping: Whisk 2/3 cup buttermilk, honey and vanilla in a glass measuring cup. Whisk pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add butter to the flour mixture. With fingertips or a pastry cutter, work the butter into the flour mixture until the pieces are pea-size, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the honey mixture; stir until incorporated into a sticky dough, 20 to 30 seconds. (Do not overmix.) Using a small cookie scoop or 2 spoons, drop heaping tablespoons of dough on top of the apricot mixture, about 1 inch apart. Brush the top of the dough with the remaining 1 tablespoon buttermilk and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake until the biscuits are golden and the fruit is bubbling, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

284 Calories
7g Fat
52g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 284
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 29g
Added Sugars 13g 26%
Protein 5g 10%
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Vitamin A 2941IU 59%
Vitamin C 15mg 17%
Vitamin D 11IU 3%
Vitamin E 1mg 9%
Folate 38mcg 10%
Vitamin K 5mcg 4%
Sodium 312mg 14%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Magnesium 37mg 9%
Potassium 479mg 10%
Zinc 1mg 9%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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