Bird's Nest Cobbler

Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

Summer fruits sing out to be baked in this free form easy to prepare cobbler!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
fresh fruit
1/2 c
sugar
4 oz
butter
1 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
sugar
11/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.

Wash and prepare fruit. If using peaches, peel, pit and slice peaches in eighths, reserving any juice. If using blackberries, wash and discard debris.

**(while fruit is cooking) To a deep cast iron (or heavy, deep dish oven safe dish) add butter and allow to melt in oven.

To a large pot add prepared fruit (and reserved juice) and 1/2 c sugar. Allow fruit to cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, 7-9 min. Remove from heat and set aside.
2
In a medium bowl combine flour, 3/4 c sugar, baking powder, salt and milk. Mix well.

Remove skillet from oven, pour batter over melted butter-Do not stir!

Pour fruit and any juice over batter-Do not stir!
3
Return skillet to oven. Bake 33-38 min. Allow to cool slightly (20-25 min) before serving.

This is wonderful served warm with a scoop of ice cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy