Saturday, July 9, 2011

Perfect Peach Cobbler

When I first wanted to try to make peach cobbler many years ago, I pictured more of a peach crisp.  I grew up with apple crisp, so of course peach cobbler was just that but with peaches, right?  Wrong.  Peach cobbler has a gooey cake like topping that is almost spongy and just wonderful.  It is truly best warm with some vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.  Yes, both.
IT may seem strange to put the peach on top of the batter, but the batter rises up over it.  This is one of our favorite summer desserts and with peaches being so in season right now, it is the perfect time to make it!  Very easy and delicious!


  • 4 cups sliced fresh peaches (6-8)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 TBSP fresh lemon juice (juice from 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups AP flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350.

Peel and slice peaches and put in a bowl. Mix with sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice.  Set aside to let juices come out of peaches.

Put butter in 9x13 dish and put in preheated oven to melt.  Meanwhile, whisk together flour baking soda, salt and sugar.  Add milk and whisk. When butter is melted, remove pan and pour the flour mixture to butter.  whisk a little to incorporate butter.  Pour peaches evenly over the batter.  Return to oven and bake for 45 minutes.

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