Fresh Peach Cobbler with Cream Pastry Crust

Peach Cobbler
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  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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This recipe for a simple sweetened fresh peach cobbler is finished with a rolled-out butter and cream top crust. Try it the next time fresh peaches are in season.

What You'll Need

  • For the Filling:
  • 3 cups fresh peaches (peeled and sliced)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter (cut into small pieces)
  • For the Crust:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter
  • 1/2 cup (or less) heavy cream

How to Make It

  1. Lay sliced fresh peaches in a buttered 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of sugar. Dot with the 1/4 cup butter which has been cut into small pieces.
  2. For the crust, mix together flour, baking powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt. Cut in the remaining 1/4 cup butter. Stir in heavy cream until dough is manageable.
  3. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface; place over sliced peaches.
  4. Bake at 375 F for 35 minutes, or until top is nicely browned.

    Fresh peach cobbler serves 6.

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