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Peach Cobbler



I love it when recipes remind me of a special friend. This cobbler recipe comes from my friend Gloria . . . who is from Zimbabwe and would call this pudding. I have enjoyed making this myself for many years now. It is easy, quick and oh-so-delicious! This is the reason you want to have canned peaches and ice cream on hand.

Peach Cobbler
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 - 3 cups canned, sliced peaches with some of the juice
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Place 1/4 cup butter in 9x9 glass baking dish and pop into the oven for a few minutes to melt.
  3. In a medium sized bowl or 4 cup measuring cup, mix dry ingredients, then stir in the milk.
  4. Place batter by large spoonfulls over the melted butter in dish, but don’t mix.
  5. Distribute 1 can or a 750 ml jar of canned, sliced peaches on top: then drizzle about 1/4 cup of the juice over the batter.
  6. Bake 35 - 45 minutes. Do not underbake, let it brown a bit for a more carmelized texture. Enjoy warm with ice cream. Serves 6

10 comments:

  1. Same ingredients but different method of construction than my mother made. We always had it with vanilla sauce or pouring cream.

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  2. Looks really yummy. Fruit desserts are high on my favorite list, and i like that this is one that can be made when fresh peaches are no longer available. Kathy

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  3. Oh this looks very good Anneliese!

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  4. oh this just looks so refreshing and good

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  5. Looks yummy and also looks like it could be made with other fruits - i.e. plums, pears. It reminds me a bit of the fruit cocktail cake that was the rage when I was a newly wed.

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  6. This recipe motivated me to can peaches this year. Can't wait to make it, yum!

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  7. Luv when I can go to pantry for a quick dessert. Made this today, served w/ice cream on top. Used (1) 15 oz can peaches, next time will use two. Thx for this great recipe, so quick, easy and VERY good!

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  8. Made these w the rest of a basket of lackluster peaches and it was great!!

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  9. I added some cinnamon to my batter.....yum! So easy and equally as good as my favorite cobbler recipe that takes much more effort.

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