Auntie Peggy ‘ s Peach Cobler


Made with fresh Okanagan Peaches

I show my appreciation to my love slave by preparing desserts for him made from his favourite fruit, PEACHES!!! And it just so happened that with our hot hot summer, peach season is Peach Cobbler Finished Productabout a month early.  So I needed to dust off my recipe folder and find my Aunt Peg ‘s Peach Cobbler recipe.  Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS:

Peach Filling

  • 1 & 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 cups sliced peaches
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions for Peach Filling

  1. Combine cornstarch, cinnamon/nutmeg, brown sugar and water in saucepanFresh Peaches from the Tree
  2. Cook and stir until thickened
  3. Add peaches, lemon juice and butter
  4. Cook until peaches are hot (about 5 minutes)

Topping

  •  1 cup sifted all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg (beaten)

Directions for Topping

  1. Sift together all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder and salt
  2. Cut butter into mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs
  3. Combine mile and beaten egg in a bowl
  4. Add to dry mixture, stir until just moistened

Putting It All Together

  1. Pour peach filling into 8 & 1/4 x 1 & 3/4 inch round baking dish.
  2. Immediately spoon on biscuit topping in 6 mounds.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 -25 minutes.  (topping should be golden brown)

Enjoy

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