Lemon desserts are popular, and it’s no wonder! The tangy sweet-tartness of lemon and sugar combines to create such a fabulous flavor, which is perfect to include in a wedding shower. Our Buttermilk Lemon Cobbler is a simple-to-make, tasty treat.
FAQ About Lemon Buttermilk Cobbler
Why is this recipe also called Magic Lemon Cobbler?
Magic Lemon Cobbler goes under many names, such as Buttermilk Lemon Cobbler and Magic Lemon Buttermilk Cobbler. No matter what you call it, it’s still the same tasty dessert. But that begs the question — why call it magic?
The magic lies in the fact that the pie filling is added on top before baking. However, it ends up on the bottom after baking, hence the name Magic Lemon Cobbler.
What substitutions can be made in this recipe?
There are a few items that you can swap out if you find you don’t have them on hand. Here are a few simple switches for this easy lemon cobbler.
- Use whole milk instead of buttermilk. As a result, you won’t change the recipe much.
- Substitute freshly zested lemon for the lemon extract. Additionally, you can add both.
- Finally, finish your dessert by topping it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Delish!
Why is this a good recipe for a wedding shower?
Everyone seems to enjoy lemon, especially during a spring bridal shower. From bridesmaids and groomsmen to the bride, groom, flower girl, and mother of the bride, lemon flavors are a favorite of so many. This delicious recipe is a crowd-pleaser.
How to Make Buttermilk Lemon Cobbler
- Serves 6
- Preparation time – 15 minutes
- Cooking time – 45 minutes
Ingredients to Make Cobbler
- 1 stick of butter
- one cup all-purpose flour
- 1.5 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- one cup buttermilk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp lemon extract
- 21-ounce can of lemon pie filling
Directions for Lemon Dessert
- Preheat your oven to 350°F.
- Use a 9×9″ square baking dish, and place the unwrapped stick of butter in the middle.
- Place it in the oven for 3-4 minutes or until the butter is fully melted.
- Afterward, remove from oven and set aside.
- Next, in a mixing bowl, blend the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar to combine.
- Add the buttermilk and extracts to the dry mixture and whisk to combine.
- Then pour the flour/buttermilk mixture over the melted butter. Do NOT mix or stir.
- Finally, spoon the pie filling on top of the batter.
- Next, bake at 350°F until the edges are golden brown (approx 45-55 minutes).
- Cool slightly before serving.
- Finally, spoon out, top with ice cream or whipped cream, and serve.
BethOh, wow! That looks so good! I’ve had all kinds of cobblers before, but I’ve never had a lemon cobbler. I have to try this recipe.
SWow these look amazing. I’m not generally a lemon person but my mom loves it! However, these look like something I would really enjoy too (and also gorgeous photos! Just had to say that)
HeatherI don’t think I’ve ever had lemon cobbler before. I bet it’s incredibly refreshing. What a great idea.
Elise HoA lemon cobbler sounds it would have just the right amount of sweet and sour
Ramil HinolanThank you for sharing this recipe. I never knew that this treat ever existed.
Eileen M LoyaThis is a really delicious looking dessert and perfect for the coming summer! I love lemon flavored anything and this cobbler is just right up my alley. Saved the recipe and will make this for my family the soonest time.
MarysaI love lemon desserts. This sounds delicious! I would love to give your recipe a try.
MillieI don’t have a wedding shower coming up, but that won’t stop me from trying this delicious dessert! It looks so pretty and I can see why it would be beautiful at a wedding show.
briannemanzbThis one is for lemon dessert lovers. It’s so fun and easy to make.
Elizabeth OA tender buttermilk cobbler with sweet and tart lemon pie filling–this dessert is so fresh and perfect. Thank you for the recipe!
TweenselmomIt’s been quite a long time since I’ve had buttermilk. Would love to try this recipe soon 🙂
Ntensibe EdgarSo pretty! It’s been a while since I last had my lemon with some sugar in it. I will surely give it a try.
khoingn | The Broad LifeLooks new to me. But I’m sure it worth a try. It will be good!