Fresh Peach Cobbler with Cream Pastry Crust

Peach Cobbler
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  • Total: 50 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 pie (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
376 Calories
25g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 pie (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 376
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 405mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 3g
Calcium 144mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe creates a simple sweetened fresh peach cobbler is finished with a rolled-out butter and cream top crust. Try it the next time fresh peaches are in season.

Ingredients

  • For the Filling:
  • 3 cups fresh peaches (peeled and sliced)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter (cut into small pieces)
  • For the Crust:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter
  • 1/2 cup (or less) heavy cream

Steps to Make It

  1. Lay sliced fresh peaches in a buttered 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of sugar. Dot with the 1/4 cup butter which has been cut into small pieces.

  2. For the crust, mix together flour, baking powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt. Cut in the remaining 1/4 cup butter. Stir in heavy cream until dough is manageable.

  3. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface; place over sliced peaches.

  4. Bake at 375 F for 35 minutes, or until top is nicely browned.