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Peach cobbler in a bowl with ice cream.

Best Peach Cobbler


  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

I have tried so many peach cobbler recipes and this is by far the BEST peach cobbler! Made with fresh peaches, sugar, and a topping that bakes like slightly underbaked cookie dough, with crunchy sugar broiled on top.


Ingredients

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Peach Filling

  • 56 large fresh yellow peaches, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Cobbler Topping

  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup turbinado sugar (optional, but really nice)
  • whipped cream or vanilla ice cream for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Smear the bottom of 9×13 pan with a little bit of butter. Add peaches and sugar, and mix directly in the pan.
  2. Mix the butter, sugar, vanilla, flour, baking powder, and salt until a cookie-dough-like batter forms.
  3. Place scoops of the mixture over the top of the peaches. Spread with a spoon or with your fingers – no need for perfection here.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes. At this point it should be juicy and bubbly around the sides – if not, see notes.
  5. Sprinkle the top with turbinado sugar. Bake another 10 minutes and then finish with a few minutes under the broiler (475-ish) for a few minutes to get it golden brown and slightly crunchy on top.
  6. To get a thick saucy peach base, let it stand for 20-30 minutes before serving with some vanilla ice cream. But good luck with that. 😅

Equipment

Notes

If your peaches aren’t getting saucy: If it’s not saucy and bubbling after 25 minutes of baking, it’s probably because your peaches are a tad on the firm / dry side. I found that pouring two tablespoons of melted butter over the peaches at this point was helpful in coaxing some “juiciness” out of the peaches during that last chunk of bake time.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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