BBQ Apple Cobbler

BBQ Apple Cobbler

Cobbler is a warm and comforting dessert that's perfect for your outdoor grilling adventures. With tender apples infused with smoky flavors and topped with a sweet and crunchy cobbler topping, this dessert is a true treat for your taste buds. Whether it's a family barbecue or a backyard gathering, this BBQ twist on a classic dessert is sure to become a crowd favorite.

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  • 100 grams / 3.5 oz raisins

  • 500 ml / 2 cups water

  • 7 apples

  • 70 grams / 2.5 oz pecan nuts

  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder

  • 350 grams 12.4 oz sugar

  • 2 tbsp rum

  • 1 lemon

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 500 grams / 1.1 lbs all purpose flour

  • 250 grams / 8.9 oz butter

  • 1 egg

  • 16 grams / 0.7 oz vanilla sugar

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 250 grams 8.9 oz lemon meringue ice cream

  • 125 ml / ½ cup whip cream

  • 15 grams / 0.5 oz fresh mint


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How to


  1. Put 100 grams or 3.5 oz raisins in a bowl and fully submerge them in 500 ml or 2 cups of water.
  2. Let the raisins soak for 1 hour.
  3. peel and cube up 7 whole apples.
  4. Chop up 70 grams or 2.5 oz of pecan nuts.
  5. Add the raisins and pecan nuts to the apple chunks.
  6. Add 2 tsp of cinnamon powder.
  7. Add 2 tbsp of sugar to the apple unless they are a soar kind of apple. Then you should use 4 tbsp of sugar.
  8. Add 2 tbsp of rum.
  9. Take a microplane and shred the zest from 1 whole lemon above the apple.
  10. Add 1 tsp of salt to the apple.
  11. Mix it up and set it aside. 


  1. Add 500 grams or 1.1 lbs of all purpose flour to a bowl.
  2. Add 250 grams or 8.9 oz of butter to the bowl.
  3. Add 300 grams or 10.5 oz of sugar.
  4. Add 1 whole egg.
  5. Add 16 grams or 0.7 oz of vanilla sugar.
  6. Mix it up by hand until you and up with a crumbling dough. 
  7. Take a shallow cast iron pan with lit and grease it up with 2 tbsp of butter.
  8. Add the apple stuffing.
  9. Shake on the crumbling dough until everything is well covered.


  1. Light up your BBQ and set it up for indirect heat at 180°C or 355°F.
  2. Let the cobbler bake for 45 minutes with a closed lit and check if the crust is slightly golden brown.
  3. Serve the cobbler with a 60 gram or 2 oz scoop of lemon meringue ice cream, a tbsp of whip cream and a leaf of mint on top.


  1. If you are not getting the desired crust on top of your cobbler you can add charcoal to the lit so it gets more top heat.

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