This peach cobbler is unique; the dough goes on the bottom of the pan and the peaches on top, the pastry then takes on the flavor of the fruit as it bakes.
There are certain foods that exude Summer! I see a peach and think of delicious freshness, sweetness, and dessert!
Although eating a ripened peach is truly one of life's pleasures, I also like to serve them in a peach cobbler after a summer meal.
Such comfort food! This recipe is a bit unique because the pastry goes on the bottom of the pan and is then topped with this beautiful fruit.
The recipe is super easy to prepare and can be made ahead of time. Sometimes I don't even peel the peaches before slicing and sometimes I do and use this method.
The pastry then takes on the flavor of the fruit while it is baking.
Of course everyone loves cobbler with vanilla ice cream. Some like it on the top,
and some like it on the bottom! You have to try it the way I have eaten it since I was a kid!
Let a scoop of ice-cream melt in the bottom of your bowl and then serve the cobbler on top of it. The melted ice-cream serves as a kind of a rich sweet cream. Trust me, it's YUMMO!
I love these glass dessert bowls for serving this classic dessert!
More Cobbler and delicious fruit desserts!
- Another cobbler with apricots and blueberries
- Delicious Cheesecake Mousse with berries. A favorite!
- Apple Blackberry Crisp is the perfect dessert.
- Stuffed Peaches with Mascarpone. Yum!
- Luscious Peach Amaretti Pie
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- 9"x13" pan
- 1 cup flour
- ¾ cup sugar
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
- 2 pounds peaches, 6-7 medium peaches, each peeled and sliced (see Gr8 Tip below)
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ cup sugar
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- To make the batter, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
- Add the milk to the dry mixture and whisk to combine to make the batter.
- Pour the melted butter into a 9 x 13-inch pan and move the pan around so that the bottom and sides of the pan are covered with butter.
- Pour the batter over the butter. Do not stir them together.
- To make the topping, combine the peaches, vanilla, lemon juice, cinnamon, and sugar in a large bowl and gently stir with a rubber spatula.
- Drop the peach mixture by spoonfuls onto the batter. Again, do not stir the two together.
- Bake for 1 hour or until golden brown.
- Serve warm or cold, alone, or with whipped cream, or my favorite, vanilla ice cream.
Gr8 Tip:Sometimes I am a bit lazy and I don't bother peeling the peaches and it still tastes Gr8! If you would prefer to have skinless fruit, check out this easy video from King Arthur Flour, on how to easily peel your peaches…without a knife!
Gr8 Serving DishesThese footed glass dessert bowls showcase this dessert perfectly!
Hi Stephanie, They are definitely peaches and I will admit that I had to double check that they were. There was very little "fuzz" on them. I don't know exactly what kind of peaches they were; I bought them at our local grocery market. I made the cobbler this last week and peeled the peaches and the cobbler was just as tasty. Thank you for being a great friend and "Hi" to your mom!
My mom is convinced these are nectarines... Can you tell me what type of peaches these are?? Thanks for the great website!!!!!
PS she lives in MN
Hi Yvonne, Let us know if we can help you adapt the recipe in any way. If you adjust it yourself and like the results, let us know and we will add the adjustments to the post to share with others. Also, coming soon we will be sharing a delicious recipe for a gluten-free Peach Amaretti Pie. Thank you for being a Gr8 Friend!
Looks yummy and I think I can adapt it to suit my sensitivities. Thanks.