Blueberry & Peach Cobbler

There is nothing like a cobbler in the summertime. It is a wonderful way to use up some of the amazing seasonal fruit that is at the farm stands and it makes the perfect summer dessert. I has some peaches that were grown in the North Fork. They were not quite ripe and I needed them for a family dinner the next day. The guy at Bhumi Farms told me to keep them in the brown bag overnight and they would ripen.

He was right – the next day they were perfect!

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Cut the peaches up into slices until you have about 4 cups (about 6 peaches). I added some torn mint for flavor.

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I put the peaches in a bowl with a cup of blueberries and 1/4 cup of sugar. I added a tablespoon of flour (to thicken it), 1/4 teas. of cinnamon and the juice of a half of a lemon.

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Pour this mixture into a 9″ baking dish or a pie pan. Meanwhile you can prepare the cobbler topping which is really much like a biscuit.

 

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For the Topping:

  • 1 cup of flour (I used 1/2 whole wheat and 1/2 all purpose)
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 teas. of baking powder
  • 1/2 teas. of salt
  • 3/4 of a stick of butter (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup of boiling water

** Mix the top five ingredients together in a bowl cutting in the butter. Pour the hot water in and gently mix together.

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Drop the cobbler topping onto the peach mixture by large spoonfuls.

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Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the fruit is bubbling.

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Serve while warm topped with vanilla ice cream.

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Your family and guests will love this and it is really so easy to make!

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Enjoy!

 

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