Friday, September 2, 2011

Life's a Peach!

I was browsing a bookstore recently, and saw Judith Jones' book The Pleasures of Cooking for One.  I don't know why, but it made me feel sorry for her.  If you're as lucky as I am, you should appreciate the fact that you can cook for people you love.  You're lucky to have them! Why don't you make them this Texas classic, Texas Hill-Country Peach Cobbler. It is so easy, so creamy, so crusty, and with a scoop of vanilla ice cream - Divine! My kids love to watch it cook in the oven, you'll see why! This is the last recipe in my trilogy of favorite recipes that are easy, most requested, and travel well.  If you're going to a Labor Day cookout, why not bring this?  If you missed the other two recipes, check them out: Salsa Mexicana and Corn Souffle.


Texas Hill-Country Peach Cobbler

Serves 6

Ingredients:

3/4 cup flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups sugar (separated into 1 cup plus 1/2 cup)
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter (melted)
3 cups fresh sliced peaches
9x13 baking dish (this makes a thinner cobbler with lots of crusty bits - this is what I use) or an 8x8x2 (this makes a thicker cobbler with less crusty bits)
Vanilla ice cream

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Pour the melted butter in the dish.  Mix the flour, salt, baking powder, 1 cup of sugar, and milk together and pour into the pan.  Do not stir!  Lay the peaches evenly over the batter.  Top evenly with the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar.  Bake for an hour. Bonus: Your house will smell great!

1 comment:

  1. This is the BEST recipe! I thought my Mom made the best peach cobbler, but this one ROCKS! Serve with good quality french vanilla and it's heaven! Can't say enough! Easy!

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