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Easy Peach Cobbler From Scratch

Easy Peach Cobbler is a simple summer dessert you can whip up in no time at all. Serve this family favorite with a scoop of ice cream for a special treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 438kcal
Author Nora Rusev

Ingredients

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour can substitute white
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold from fridge
  • 2/3 cups buttermilk

For the Filling:

  • 10-12 peaches peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 -1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 - 4 tablespoons cornstarch OR white flour
  • 2-4 tablespoons brown sugar

To Finish:

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Instructions

  • MAKE THE BISCUITS:
  • Combine dry ingredients: Whisk cornmeal, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a medium bowl. Whisk well.
  • Add butter and milk: Cut in the butter until you have a bowl full of small crumbs. Add the buttermilk and stir JUST until combined. Do not overmix! Chill for 10 minutes in the fridge.
  • MAKE THE FILLING:
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. 
  • Combine all ingredients for the filling in a deep 7x11 rectangular baking dish.
  • FINISH THE COBBLER:
  • Drop the biscuit mix all over the filling. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining brown sugar.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the biscuits are puffy and golden, and the filling is bubbly.
  • Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Notes

Very sweet peaches will need little to no extra sugar. More tart peaches may need even more than specified in the recipe.
Very juicy peaches need less water to help make a nice and juicy filling. If your peaches are still very firm, you will need more water to make a bubbly filling vs if your peaches are very ripe and juicy.

Nutrition

Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 761mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 1332IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 2mg