Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler
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- 2 1/2 c
- all purpose flour
- 1 tsp
- 3 Tbsp
- 1 c
- 1/4 c
- cold water
- 3 lb
- fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced
- 3/4 c
- orange juice
- 2 c
- 1 tsp
- 1/4 c
- lemon juice
- 1/2 c
- 1/2 tsp
- ground nutmeg
- 1 Tbsp
- corn starch
2In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, and salt. Work in the shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and cold water. Sprinkle over flour mixture, and work with hand to form a dough ball.
4Chill 30 minutes
5Preheat oven to 350 degrees
6Roll out half of the dough to 1/8 in thickness and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Covering the bottom and halfway up the sides. Poke dough with a fork to make sure it lays flat during baking
7Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
9In a large saucepan mix the peaches, lemon juice, orange juice, and butter.
10Heat over medium heat stirring occasionally, until butter has fully melted.
11In a mixing bowl, stir together sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and corn starch. Mix into peach mixture.
12Remove from heat, and pour into baked crust.
13Roll out remaining dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips.
14Weave strips into a lattice over the peaches.
15Melt one tablespoon of butter and with a pastry brush spread melted butter over lattice crust. Sprinkle with sugar.
16Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.