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Peach Cobbler

by in Oct 2011

Total Time: 20

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

This old-fashioned dessert is always popular. We’ve seen some similar recipes in 19th-century cookbooks that went by the name of “ bird’s-nest pudding” or “crow’s-nest pudding.”

Learn more about this peach cobbler recipe.
Peach Cobbler
Photo/Art by Jen Perez

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) salted butter
  • 4 cups peeled and sliced fresh peaches
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°. Melt butter and pour into a 9x13-inch baking pan. Add peaches. Sprinkle 1/2 cup sugar over peaches, dust with nutmeg and cinnamon, and stir together.

In a medium-size bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar with flour, baking powder, and milk. Stir until smooth. Pour over peaches. Bake until top is golden, 30—40 minutes. Serve with whipped cream if you like.
Updated Thursday, May 23rd, 2002
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6 Responses to Peach Cobbler

  1. Anonymous April 6, 2005 at 2:40 pm #

    This peach cobbler recipe reminds me of the old time desserts granny used to make.

  2. Anonymous June 24, 2006 at 5:22 pm #

    Just like Grandma

  3. Anonymous November 21, 2006 at 5:01 pm #

    Delicious!

  4. Anonymous June 6, 2007 at 1:36 pm #

    Looking forward to making it as a summer dessert to follow a barbecue. It made a great hit especially with the kids.

  5. sue Boltin August 15, 2013 at 1:05 pm #

    great with vanilla ice cream

  6. Charron Kate M. September 7, 2014 at 9:05 am #

    Made this twice first time did not come out as planned, put to much liquid in dry ingredients. Second time put in enough liquid just to make is come together and it came out great. Watch you liquid or turns into mush.

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