This is based on a recipe my mother adapted from a recipe she got from her sister. I added the chocolate chips, the cottage cheese, and the nutella entirely on my own, but she would have been fine with the vanilla extract, and with the idea of adapting the recipe with whatever innovations worked.
Deluxe Mixed Berry and Cheese Cobbler
Melt in 9×13′ pan:
1 cube butter or margarine or butter-flavored shortening
in 4 c. measure or small bowl, mix
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. chocolate chips (mixed white and milk chocolate works quite well)
in 2 c. measuring cup, mix
1/2 c. water
1 t. baking soda
2 t. salt
2 t. Baking powder
1 t. Vanilla extract
½ c. cottage cheese
Stir. Fill to 2 c. mark with
evaporated milk or buttermilk.
Stir, mix with flour and sugar. Mix well and pour into pan.
Mix 1 c. each of blueberries, strawberries and raspberries with sugar to taste, spread over batter. Add 2 T cream cheese and 2 T Nutella or equivalent hazelnut/chocolate spread on batter.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until top of cake is brown. Begin serving while still warm, with heavy whipping cream, unsweetened and unwhipped.