Monday, July 25, 2011


We love fresh fruits and vegetables. At this time of year the peaches are ready from the local orchard. So here is my favorite all time Peach Cobbler recipe from Paula Deen.  It is wonderful with fresh home grown peaches.  Paula says it is good with canned peaches as well, but, I have never tried that.


4 cups peeled, sliced Peaches
2 cups Sugar, divided
1/2 cup Water
8 Tablespoons of Butter
1-1/2 cups "Self Rising Flour"
1-1/2 cups Milk
Cinnamon, optional

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Combine Peaches, "1 cup Sugar", Water in saucepan and mix well.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
Put butter in 3 qt. baking dish and place in oven to melt.
Mix remaining "1 cup Sugar", flour and milk slowly to prevent clumping.
Pour mixture over melted butter. Do not stir.
Spoon fruit over the top, gently pouring in syrup.
Sprinkle cinnamon on the top.
Batter will rise during baking.
Bake for 30-45 minutes.
Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Here is a great tip on the Self Rising flour which Paula says is the most important part of the recipe.  Most of us buy All Purpose flour, but you can take regular flour, add Baking Powder and Salt to make Self Rising for this one recipe.  Google it for the recipe.