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Jul 01

Eric’s Favorite Dessert: Peach Cobbler with Ice Cream!

Want to know Eric’s favorite dessert? I know you’re dying to find out!

It’s peach cobbler!!

So, when Eric’s family visited a couple of weekends ago, his sister and I decided to make his fave! Now, let’s just say this one turned out better than my previous attempt at peach cobbler (thanks to Jillian’s baking skills!).

When Eric and I started dating, he had mentioned that he loved peach cobbler. SO, naturally I made it for him one evening. It wasn’t exactly pretty…or really edible. He was so sweet and ate it, and “loved it”. Later on in our relationship we laughed at how gross it was. It’s the thought that counts, right?!

 

Peach Cobbler
We thought about using frozen peaches for this recipe, but got to the store and said…you know what, go big or go home. So we bought real peaches. And boy were we glad we did. They were divine I tell ya.

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The dough for the topping was simple (see below for recipe), which I appreciated. dough

 

And I always love a recipe that calls for some fingers in the food. That’s real, authentic cooking right there. putting topping on

And here it is, straight out of the oven!Yummy Peach CobblerDelicious Peach Cobbler

I highly, highly suggest you serve this cobbler up with some french vanilla ice cream. There’s really no substitute, sorry whipped cream. Peach Cobbler Up close Peach Cobbler with Ice Cream Peach Cobbler with Vanilla Ice Cream Find the recipe here!

Ingredients
Cobbler filling:
4 cups peeled and sliced fresh peaches (blanch in boiling water for 30 seconds to remove the skins)
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon flour
Cobbler crust:
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons brown sugar
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2/3 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon brown sugar, for topping
Whipped cream, optional
Directions:Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.Generously butter a 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish. Place the sliced peaches in the dish and sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and flour. Mix gently and spread evenly again. Bake for 10 minutes.Meanwhile combine all dry ingredients for cobbler crust in a bowl. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter or your fingers, to make the texture like coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk and stir to form a soft dough.Remove fruit from oven and drop rounded spoonfuls of dough on top. Sprinkle with last tablespoon of brown sugar and return to oven. Bake until fruit is bubbly and crust topping is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-specials/peach-cobbler-recipe/index.html?oc=linkback

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