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Peach Cobbler (with Roasted Peaches)

My classic peach cobbler recipe is new and improved by roasting the peaches. Not only does this method eliminate the watery peach filling, but it brings out the sweetness and flavor of the peaches better.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cobbler, peach, roasted
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Cooling time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 615kcal

Equipment

  • Ungreased baking sheet
  • Small bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Pastry cutter
  • Baking pan 9"x12"

Ingredients

For the peaches:

  • 6 cups sliced peaches fresh is best
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup granulated sugar or brown sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg optional

For the batter:

  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1.5 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and slice the peaches and place in a bowl. Toss with the lemon juice and pour out onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle the ½ cup of sugar over the top, followed by the cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Place the baking sheet, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven and roast until the peaches are soft (but not mushy) and the juice has thickened, approximately 25 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • Using a spatula, remove the peaches and juice and place them in a 9" x 12" baking pan. Allow cooling to room temperature while you make the cobbler batter.
  • In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the sugar and softened butter together until creamy.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix using a pastry to cut in the dry ingredients until they are pea sized.
  • Then add the slightly beaten eggs and vanilla. Beat just until combined. (Batter will be thick)
  • Dot the top of the peaches with small dollops of batter, covering most of the peaches.
  • Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the peach juices are bubbling.
  • Optional: Sprinkle coarse sanding sugar over the top of the batter while hot out of the oven.
  • Remove from oven and let stand to cool before serving. Garnish with whipped cream or serve with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 615kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 1332IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 3mg