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Magic Lemon Cobbler

Lemon dessert lovers, this one is for you! Magic Lemon Cobbler is so fun and easy to make. A tender buttermilk cobbler with sweet and tart lemon pie filling--this dessert is so fresh and perfect with a big dollop of ice cream or whipped cream. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Jill


  • ½ cup 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 21 ounce can lemon pie filling


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Place the stick of butter in a 9x9-inch square baking dish and place it in the oven to melt for 3-4 minutes until fully melted. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the sugar and whisk to combine.
  • Pour in the buttermilk, vanilla extract, and lemon extract and whisk just until combined.
  • Pour the batter evenly over the melted butter in the pan (do not stir).
  • Spoon the lemon pie filling over the batter.
  • Bake at 350F for 45-55 minutes until the edges of the cobbler are golden brown.
  • Cool slightly before serving.