Monday, August 20, 2007

The Best Peach Cobbler

For the Fruit Mixture

10 large ripe peaches, pitted, skinned and sliced

1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar, depending on peaches

Juice of half a lemon

1/2 tsp lemon zest

Sprinkle of Nutmeg (1/8 tsp)

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

For the Cobbler Topping

2 1/2 cups flour

1 3/4 cups sugar

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

3 eggs, beaten slightly

12 TBS butter, melted

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Combine fruit, lemon juice, sugar and spices. Let sit while preparing cobbler topping to let fruit macerate.
3. Combine flour through salt and stir well. Add beaten eggs and cut dough with fork or pastry blender until dough is crumbly.
4. Place fruit in greased 9x13 baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes until fruit is hot and bubbly. Remove from oven and sprinkle cobbler topping evenly over fruit. Spoon melted butter over top and return to oven. Bake for 30-35 more minutes until top is golden brown and fruit is bubbly.
5. Remove and let cool for 20 mintes. Serve with good quality vanilla ice cream on top!

1 comment:

Arin said...

I so HEART peach cobbler! It is my favorite. I will defintely have to try this. We usually make it with a white cake mix.