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gram's famous peach cobbler

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This yummy recipe came in my mail from, of all things, a book club. I haven't tried it yet but I love peach cobbler, peach pie, peach anything! Give it a try and tell me what you think! Photo:

serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For gram's famous peach cobbler

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4 c
    peeled, sliced fresh peaches (about 6)
  • 2 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 dash
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    light cream or half-and-half
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How To Make gram's famous peach cobbler

  • 1
    For filling: combine sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in a large saucepan. Stir in peaches and lemon juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Pour into a 2-quart greased baking dish.
  • 2
    For batter: combine flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in light cream and vanilla just until moistened. Drop by spoonfuls onto filling.
  • 3
    For topping: brush batter with butter. Sprinkle sugar on top. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 400 degree oven, for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with ice cream, if desired.