Recipe: Peach Cobbler

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Fresh local peaches are in season. Perfect for snacking on or making into a delicious dessert.

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Peach cobbler is a favourite dessert. A cobbler is a dessert made of fruit and topped with a batter/biscuit/dumpling and then baked in the oven.

Besides fresh peaches you could also use canned peaches or frozen peaches. the recipe I used was one of the featured recipes in the library activity kits I get each month. You can also find the recipe here at Taste of Home.

I substituted gluten free flour for all purpose flour.


  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh or frozen peaches
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
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Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, water in a pan until smooth. Add the sliced peaches, bring to a boil and cook until mixture gets thick. Then add butter and lemon juice.

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Cobbler Topping:

  • 1/3 cup gluten free flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted

Combine topping ingredients in a bowl and mix well, add melted butter. Continue to stir until mixture is smooth.

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Divide peach mixture between 2 individual baking dishes, add a spoonful of the topping and back at 400 F for about 25 minutes until brown on top.

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Let cool and serve on its own or with ice cream or dessert topping. Delicious.

You could use other types of fruit. I would cut down on the topping a bit as it was a bit too much or increase the amount of fruit to give it more filling.

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I freeze local fruit when it is in season so that I can enjoy it over the winter months in smoothies, with yogurt, or to make overnight oatmeal.

My cooking is always gluten free. Find a yummy recipe to cook.

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Trick: Here is a little trick to remember how to not get desert and dessert mixed up. Desert only has one s because you only want to be stranded in the desert once, but dessert has 2 s’s because you always want double the dessert!

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4 Responses

  1. Debbie- Dabble

    Thanks so much for stopping by!! Looks so yummy but unfortunately, I can not eat peaches!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

    • Crafty Gardener

      Lots of foods I can’t eat either, gluten being one of them, that is why I always change out all purpose flour for gluten free. You can always change out the peaches for another fruit.

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