Punkin Center Berry Farm

1785 Waldo Road
Oglesby, Texas 76561
254-580-8096 or 254-716-7889



You will find the farm 18 miles west of Waco, Texas, and located 7 miles northwest of McGregor, Texas between McGregor and Oglesby, Texas

Nutrition and recipes

Follow this link for everything you want to know about the nutritional value of blackberries.

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/blackberries-nutrition-selection-storage




Some people like blackberry cobbler made with pie dough, and some like it made with biscuit dough.  Here are recipes for both.

Blackberry Cobbler

4  cups blackberries
3 T. flour
 2 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cup water
2 t. lemon juice
2 T. butter
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg

Pie crust

2 1/2 cups flour
2/3 t. salt
1/2 c. Crisco
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. ice water

Use a pastry blender to add the shortening and butter to flour and salt.  Slowly add the water.  Dough should hold together in a ball.  Roll out on a floured surface to 1/8" thickness.  Add flour to surface as needed. 

Line a 9x9 baking dish with pie dough.  Pour in berry mixture.  Seal with top crust.  Sprinkle with additional sugar and cinnamon.  Bake at 400 for 45 minutes to 1 hour.   

Blackberry Cobbler

4  cups blackberries
 2 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 t. cinnamon
2 t. cornstarch
4 T. butter, cut into pieces
1 1/2 c. water

Stir together the above and place in 9x9 pan.  Bake at 400 for 10 minutes.

Biscuit crust

1 cup flour
4 T. sugar
1/2 t. salt
2 t. baking powder
5 T. butter
1/4 cup boiling water

Toss together the dry ingredients.  Use a pastry blender to add the butter.  Add the water.  Remove the berries from the oven and drop spoonfuls of topping over them.  Bake at 400 for 30 minutes or until topping is golden.

Blackberry Cobbler


4 1/2 cups blackberries
1 cup sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 t. cinnamon
2 t. cornstarch
4 T. butter, cut into pieces
1 cup flour
2 T. sugar
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 cup milk
4 T. melted butter

In a bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water and add brown sugar.  Mix the brown sugar mixture with berries, sugar, cinnamon, and butter pieces.  Pour into 9x9 baking dish.  Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes.   Stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Add milk and melted butter.  Pour over the berries.  Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.  Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. 

Blackberry Pie

2 pie crusts
3 cups blackberries
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 c. flour
1/2  t. cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg
2 T. butter

Bake at 425 for 10 minutes; then at 350 for 30 minutes longer. 

Blackberry Filling for Fried Pies

4 cups blackberries
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 T. flour

Mix the above.  Cook to a full rolling boil. 

This blackberry filling is also great on vanilla ice cream.



Blackberries are a wonderful substitute for pineapple when you want an upside down cake.











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