Bird's Nest Cobbler

3
Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Bird's Nest Cobbler

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2In 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!
  • 3Return 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.

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About Bird's Nest Cobbler

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