I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Peach Cobbler

I always look forward to when the peaches are in season.   Fresh peaches make for some mighty fine peach cobbler.

(serves 6)

*5-6 cups peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
*1/4 cup white sugar
*1/4 cup brown sugar
*1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
*1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
*1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
*2 teaspoons cornstarch
*1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
*1/4 cup white sugar
*1/2 cup brown sugar
*1 teaspoon baking powder
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1/2 cup butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
*1/3 cup boiling water
*1/8 cup cinnamon sugar

~Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
~In a large bowl, mix together, 1/8 cup sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, & cornstarch.
~Mix throughly with peaches.
~Pour into a 8x8 inch pan.
~Bake for 12-15 minutes.
~While the peaches are cooking, in a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking powder & salt.
~Blend butter in flour mixture using a pastry blender, until it resembles coarse meal.
~Add boiling water, mix until just combined.
~Remove peaches from oven.
~Drop spoonfuls of pastry dough topping over the peaches.
~Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over top of pastry dough.
~Return to oven and bake for 30 minutes.

`add 1/2 cup pecans to pastry dough.
`top with some homemade vanilla ice cream.

1 comment:

Mary Beth Raubacher said...

Just bought my peaches. Can't wait to try this yummy cobbler for the peach fest weekend. Thanks Barb for all of your yummy recipes! ...mb