Cobblers have been made and served as desserts for centuries and one of the most popular fruit used is peaches. This recipe is a great one for Peach Cobbler and is perfect for any time of the year. As it only makes 4 servings, you will probably want to double or triple it if you are making it for a party or family dinner.
- 8 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
- 50g (1.8 oz) of white sugar
- 55g (2 oz) of brown sugar
- 0.6g of ground cinnamon
- 0.4g of ground nutmeg
- 5ml (.17 fl oz) of fresh lemon juice
- 5g (.17 oz) of cornstarch
- 125g (4.4 oz) of all purpose flour
- 50g (1.8 oz) white sugar
- 55g (2 oz) brown sugar
- 3g of baking powder
- 3g of salt
- 85g (3 oz) of unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
- 60ml (2 fl oz) boiling water
- Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F or 220 degrees C.
- Mix together 40g of white sugar and 2g of ground cinnamon.
- In a large mixing bowl, put peaches, 25gs of white sugar, 25gs of brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and cornstarch.
- Toss all together, coating evenly. Pour into a 2 liter baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes.
- While this mixture is baking, combine 60ml of white sugar, 60ml of brown sugar, the baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
- Blend in the butter with your fingers if you don’t have a pastry blender.
- Make sure the mixture looks like coarse meal.
- Stir in just enough water to combine it.
- Take peaches out of the oven and drop spoonfuls of the topping over them.
- Sprinkle the whole cobbler with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
- Bake an additional 30 minutes or until the topping is a golden brown.