There are few finer summertime desserts than a good Fresh Peach Cobbler. This exceptional dessert may be served plain or with ice cream and is always delicious.
Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 Cups peeled fresh or canned peaches, drained
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 Cup flour
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg in a 2 quart saucepan. Stir in peaches and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  3. Pour into ungreased 2 quart casserole dish or individual ramekins.
  4. Stir together the flour, baking powder, 1 Tablespoon sugar and salt. Add the shortening and cut through with a fork until flour clings to shortening. Add milk. Form into a ball. Drop mixture by teaspoonsful onto hot fruit (6-8 for the 2 quart casserole, less for individual ramekins)..
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.
  6. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
You may substitute any fruit for the peaches, just being careful that the amounts are approximately the same.

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