Suns Up Cobbler
Traditional Pagan foods associated with The Litha Sabbat are fresh vegetables of all kinds and fresh fruits of yellow, orange, and red. Fresh fruit juice mixed with 7-Up compliments any meal. Since Litha is a time for the young and childlike play, the following recipes are geared towards teens preparing the meals. Here are some easy dishes that can be both fun and symbolic.
·1-1/2 lb (14 oz can) 3 1/2 cups, halved peaches
·3 slices slightly dry bread (toast on light)
·1 tbsp cornstarch
·1/4 cup butter or margerine melted
·1/4 tsp salt
·1/3 cup sugar
·1 tbsp lemon juice
·1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
·1/4 cup butter or margerine
·1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
How to Make Suns Up Cobbler
- Drain peaches, reserving 1 cup syrup. In a pan, combine cornstarch and salt and slowly blend in reserved syrup. Over med-high heat, cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and cook and stir for 2minutes. Add lemon juice, butter or margarine and peaches. Heat JUST to bubbling. Pour into 10x6x11/2 inch baking dish.
Cut bread lengthwise into 1 inch strips. Dip into 1/4 cup melted butter, then into mixture of sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Arrange over peaches. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes or until toasty. Serve with cream (optional) Makes 6 servings.