How To Make Peach Cobbler

Mama isn’t kidding when she says “fresh” peach cobbler…


This is one of my mother’s recipes and she took all of these photographs. I wasn’t even there for a bite of it! Mama has always had a way with peaches. In the future, I hope to show you her peach freezer jam and the historical peach crisp we make. She used to make this homemade sour dough bread and we’d eat it hot out of the oven with slices completely smothered in fresh peach freezer jam. Oh my lord, I miss living at home.

In the meantime, while I’m preparing my tutorial on peanut butter balls and finishing up my writing on my grandmother’s sweet potato pie, lets give you another of my mother’s summer classics : Fresh Peach Cobbler.

You’ll need: Lemon juice, self rising flour, sugar, cinnamon, milk, butter
(notice Mama uses the real stuff, unlike me!), and fresh peeled peaches.
There is a note on how to substitute canned at the bottom.
Preheat oven to 350. Place your stick of butter in the dish you are going to bake the cobbler in and stick that in the oven while it preheats so your butter can melt.

Pour lemon juice over the peaches. Stir to coat.

Pour sugar over peaches, stir. Microwave for one minute.
This helps the sugar to dissolve faster.

Mix together flour, cinnamon, and one cup of sugar.

Pour in milk and stir until blended.

Remove dish from oven and pour batter over melted butter. Pour peaches on top of batter.
DO NOT STIR.

DO NOT STIR.
I know you really want to…
Sprinkle a tablespoon or so of sugar over top. You can stir now – KIDDING!
DO NOT STIR!
Bake at 350 for 55 minutes, or until golden on the top.

Oh dear lord, I can smell it. My mother – who lives over half an hour away – made this cobbler and emailed me detailed photographs of every step.
If I didn’t have a food blog, that alone would be grounds for some sort of criminal charges.
Mamas are evil.


Peach Cobbler

How To Make Peach Cobbler

Ingredients

  • 4 cups peeled and sliced peaches
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup s/r flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter or margarine

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt stick of butter in oven proo
  2. f casserole dish in oven while making pie ingredients.
  3. Pour the two T. lemon juice over the peaches. Stir to coat. Pour 1/2 cup sugar over peaches. Stir. Heat in microwave for 1 minute so that sugar begins to melt.
  4. Mix together 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and cinnamon until blended. Pour in 1 cup milk and mix until blended.
  5. After butter is melted, take casserole out of oven and pour batter on top of melted butter. Pour peaches on top of batter. DO NOT STIR! Sprinkle a tablespoon of sugar over pie. Place in 350 oven and cook for 55 minutes or until golden.
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1 29 0z. can sliced peaches in syrup
1 T. lemon juice
This can be substituted for fresh peaches. You will not need to add the 1/2 cup sugar to peaches.

Coming up this weekend, Peanut butter balls, Sweet Potato Casserole, or how to make dried beans…….whichever I get the hankering to put up first! I’m going out of town on Sunday and will be back Monday night. I plan on having a post scheduled to go up during that time but won’t be replying to any comments until I get back home. I hope y’all get some good things to eat while I’m gone!


If you don’t have fresh peaches or just want an easier way to do this, substitute the following for the fresh peaches:

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Comments

  1. Katherine says

    Well I’m from the south and i usually use my nana’s peach cobbler, but i was actually very disappointed with this one(how it cooked). the butter (may just be the kind it used) ended up just floating on top of everything and not mixing making my cobbler one butter mess, also the flour did turn golden brown even after almost 1 1/2 hours of cooking. I know my oven is in order and the temp is correct, it may have been the butters fault. If you have an suggestions please tell me so i can fix it for next time.

    Also, i added 1/2 of vanilla to the peaches and the peaches tasted amazing..

  2. marvin says

    I live in NYC. Wanted to make a really great peach cobbler and tried this recipe. It came out really great. Easy to make and came out exactly as i wanted. Making it today again.

  3. Laurie Madson says

    :0D
    I’m late to the party…just seeing this post, because I have peaches off the tree in my yard to use up, so I came here first to hunt a recipe.

    I LOVE that your momma did this post!!!

  4. keith says

    i think i have my answer. You have to drain the can peaches. I will find some way to eat this dish and try again. Thank you for a great an easy recipe though. i am ready for the next batch. ;)

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  6. K Doyle says

    I had no self-rising flour, no milk but I did have peaches. I made self-rising using baking powder and salt. I had powdered milk for cakes. I had peaches but only enough for 2 1/2 cups. Decided to make it anyway…I am here to tell you this is one of the best peach cobblers I have had!

  7. Candy Poole says

    Made the peach cobbler today. First time I have ever made a cobbler from fruit fresh off the tree. I blanched my peaches for easy peeling. Also I replaced milk with buttermilk – My hubby has eaten about half of the cobbler this afternoon : )
    Delicious!

  8. debbie from canada says

    Well here is a good laugh for everyone. I was watching a cooking show and they made Peach Cobbler, very similar to yours…first the butter, then the batter, then the peaches. So later in the day I decided to make one and I knew you had a recipe (you are my go to for all recipes Southern) Of course I did not read the instructions…or look at the pictures I paged right down to ingredients and started making it. Yeah it doesn’t work when you put the batter on the butter and then the peaches…..lol. The peaches look cute floating on top….lol. Lord knows what it is going to taste like??? it is still in the oven….NOTE TO SELF, if you aren’t going to read instructions at least look at the pictures….LMAO.

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