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fresh fruit cobbler

Recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

A warm and simply delicious fresh fruit dessert that will make your house smell wonderful! It's similar to my peach crisp recipe, but has a thicker topping and a bit more fruit.

yield 6 -8
prep time 1 Hr 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fresh fruit cobbler

  • 5 - 6 c
    fresh sliced peaches or apples, pears etc...(peeled)
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar, equally divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon, equally divided
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make fresh fruit cobbler

  • 1
    Lightly butter an 8"x8" glass or stoneware casserole; set aside until needed.
  • Brown sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice in mixing bowl.
    In a large bowl, mix together 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and one teaspoon lemon juice.
  • 3
    Wash, peel and pit/core fruit, then slice fruit into the brown sugar mixture; gently toss to combine.
  • 4
    Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Flour and sugar mixture, brown sugar and egg for topping.
    In a medium bowl, combine flour, white sugar, salt and baking powder.
  • Crumbly dough mixture for topping.
    Add beaten egg to flour mixture and combine with a fork or pastry blender until it forms large crumbs and no dry flour remains (this takes some patience.)
  • Sliced peaches in buttered dish.
    Pour fruit into prepared dish.
  • Crumbly dough mixture scattered over fruit in dish.
    Use hands to sprinkle evenly with the crumbly dough mixture.
  • 9
    In a small bowl, mix together remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Brown sugar sprinkled over dough and fruit.
    Sprinkle evenly over the top of the flour mixture.
  • Melted butter spooned over cobbler ready for oven.
    Drizzle evenly with melted butter.
  • 12
    Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • Baked fruit cobbler.
    Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes before serving.
  • 14
    Cover (no aluminum foil!) and refrigerate leftovers.
  • 15
    Recipe may be doubled for a 9"x13" dish.