Mr. Food: Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

February 24, 2010 2:38:36 PM PST
The fresh taste of a comforting fruit cobbler is as easy as reaching into our freezer. With an abundance of frozen fruit always available at our markets, we can enjoy these favorites any time we get the baking bug!

6 servings

1 (16-ounce) package frozen whole or halved strawberries
1 (16-ounce) package frozen rhubarb
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, softened and divided
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon salt

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking stray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine strawberries, rhubarb, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, the cornstarch, and vanilla; mix well then pour into baking dish.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, egg, salt, and the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and 4 tablespoons butter; mix until crumbly then sprinkle over fruit mixture.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until bubbly and topping is golden. Serve warm.