Easy fresh peach cobbler

Easy fresh peach cobbler


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About this recipe: This cobbler really lets the naturally sweet and juicy fresh fruit flavour shine through, with the additions of lemon and cinnamon for a fragrant and light tartness and a simple, lovely crumble topping. Try making it with fresh berries, apricots, pears and/or apples and serve with vanilla ice cream or custard.


Serves: 6 

  • Filling
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 680g fresh peaches - peeled, stones removed and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Topping
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 120ml milk

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    To make peach filling:

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. In a large saucepan combine 100g sugar, cornflour and cinnamon. Stir in peaches and lemon juice, tossing until peaches are evenly coated.
  3. Cook filling over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute. Pour mixture into an ungreased 2 litre baking dish. Keep mixture hot in oven while you make topping.
  4. To make crumble topping:

  5. In a medium bowl combine flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix thoroughly, then rub in margarine until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Add milk and stir until mixture is evenly moistened.
  6. Remove peach filling from oven and drop dough topping onto peaches in 6 equal-size spoonfuls.
  7. Return cobbler to oven and bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

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