Thursday, August 11, 2011

Easy Peach Cobbler

    I have been wanting to make a peach cobbler for awhile now and couldn't decide which recipe to use. The past couple of times I have made one, it just didn't taste as fabulous as I thought it should have. After searching several recipes, I decided to try this recipe that I found on that originally came from Southern Living. It turned out better than I could have hoped for! It may be the best cobbler I have ever had and I have been a tasting judge for many of contest. It was simple and I had all the ingredients already. The breading was perfect, not too doughy or dry. My husband declared it a definite do over! He wants to try the recipe with apples next.

I used the recipe exactly the way it reads, but I noticed afterwards in the comments that several made it with half the sugar. (1/2 cup for the dry mixture and 1/2 cup for the peach mixture) I do think I will try that next time to see if it compromises the taste too much. 

I hope you enjoy it as much as we are!

              Easy Peach Cobbler


Photo: Tina Cornett

Yield: 10 servings


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 cups fresh peach slices
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)


  • Melt butter in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt; add milk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter over butter (do not stir).
  • Bring remaining 1 cup sugar, peach slices, and lemon juice to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly; pour over batter (do not stir). Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
  • Bake at 375° for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown. Serve cobbler warm or cool.
Southern Living
JUNE 1997

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