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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Deep Dish Deliciousness

There is hardly anything that says Southern better than peaches and no better peach serving than a dish of warm peach cobbler. Many variations of this mouth-watering cobbler exist from right-out-of-the-box mixes to an all 1s ratio to a biscuit topping to a dumpling crust. Whether you bake it in a deep dish or serve it in a deep dish, it will always turn out the same: deep dish deliciousness!

April 13...
National Peach Cobbler Day

Peach Cobbler Day goes back to the 50s when the Georgia Peach Council named it as a means to sell more canned peaches. Since then fresh peaches have been used extensively. You don't even have to be extra careful peeling and slicing the peaches. The rougher they look the more cobbled the cobbler appears! 
Three Food Finds About Cobbler 
  • A cobbler is a deep-dish fruit pie covered with a thick crust made from biscuit dough.
  • This delicious dessert originated in the American West during the 19th century. 
  • Although for many years people did not consider cobbler fashionable enough to serve to guests, it has now earned a permanent place in the pantheon of American desserts.
The best way to celebrate is to bake & eat peach cobbler!

Recipe Time!
Start with something easy...really easy to remember!

All 1s

[This just came out of the oven. Wonder how long it will look this perfect!]
MY Grandma's Peach Cobbler

1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1 stick butter
For the flavorings, add in 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp cinnamon
For the peaches, you can use fresh, canned or frozen,
generous portion or equivalent to 1 large can

Place butter in an iron skillet and melt while oven is preheating to 350. Combine flour, sugar & buttermilk until smooth batter. Toss the peaches with the cinnamon (optional: add a pinch of nutmeg) and place in the melted butter. Pour batter on top of peaches and bake for 30 minutes until top is golden brown.

Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

This Grandma adds a biscuit topping...

Grandma's Best Peach Cobbler with Biscuit Topping Recipe

Instead of the usual peach cobbler, want to try a new twist?

Hennessy Black Infused Peach Cobbler Recipe

Try the Foodie Patootie's special spin in a muffin tin...

Mini Peach Cobblers in Muffin Tins Recipe

Let's not dare forget those delicious li'l individual cakes...

Peach Cobbler Cupcakes Recipe

Need to see it being made instead of reading a recipe? This one includes making little pastry dumplings! If this won't get you into the baking mood, nothing will!

Just a little something extra...

The world’s largest peach cobbler was 11 x 5 feet across and 8 inches deep. It appeared at the the Georgia Peach Festival in 2007 and contained 90 pounds of butter, 150 pounds of sugar, 150 pounds of flour, 32 gallons of milk, and 75 gallons of peaches!

Now, that calls for applause!

yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!