Fresh Peach Cobbler

A down-home dessert that goes together in a flash!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
cups sliced fresh peaches (6 medium)
1
teaspoon lemon juice
3
tablespoons shortening
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup milk
Cream, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400º.
  • 2 Mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in peaches and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole; keep peach mixture hot in oven.
  • 3 Cut shortening into flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, the baking powder and salt in medium bowl, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture look like fine crumbs. Stir in milk. Drop dough by 6 spoonfuls onto hot peach mixture.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm with cream if desired.

Expert Tips

If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.

Short on time? Use two 16-ounce packages frozen sliced peaches, thawed and well drained, instead of the fresh peaches.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
330 mg
330 %;
Total Carbohydrate
48 g
48 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.