Southern Peach Cobbler Recipe

Southern Peach Cobbler Recipe
Nothing says southern cooking like a warm peach cobbler with a scoop vanilla ice cream. If peaches aren’t your cup of tea, consider using blackberries or blueberries. You can also mix several types of berries together for a mixed berry cobbler. There are many ways to make fruit cobblers. However, I enjoy this recipe for the easy preparation steps.

For the recipe, use fresh or canned peaches. Usually, fresh peaches are only available about 14-16 weeks out of the year. When peaches aren’t in season, you can simply use canned peaches. Some southern cooks will argue that you can’t make a peach cobbler without fresh peaches. Others, however, will argue that anytime is a good time for peach cobbler (served with sa scoop of ice cream of course).

If peaches aren’t your cup of tea, consider using blackberries or blueberries. You can also add several different types of berries for a mixed berry cobbler.

  • 2 cups of fresh or canned peaches

  • 1 stick of butter, melted

  • 1 cup of sugar

  • 1 cup of Bisquick

  • 1 cup of milk (any type will do—I use skim)

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

  2. In a bowl, combine peaches with sugar.

  3. Pour mixture into pan.

  4. Combine Bisquick mix with one cup of milk.

  5. Pour Bisquick mixture over peaches.

  6. Bake at 400 degrees for forty minutes.

Recipe Tips
  • Add a dash of cinnamon the just before serving for added flavor.

  • If you use canned peaches, be aware that those packed in syrup will have more calories than fresh peaches.

  • Vanilla ice cream is a must have topping with peach cobbler. Thanks to the many varieties on the market, you can find a delicious tasting one without adding tons of fat and calories, if this is a concern for you. Also consider using a fat free yogurt as an alternative.

Fun Facts
  • Peaches became the official state fruit of Georgia in 1995.

  • If you’re in the Georgia area, consider attending the annual Georgia Peach Festival--home of the world's largest peach cobbler!

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