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How to Make the Perfect Peach Cobbler Recipe

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How to Make the Perfect Peach Cobbler Recipe

Recipes like the peach cobbler were created because of local ingredients and improvisation. This is a classic Southern dessert, made even more delicious with locally grown peaches. Peach cobbler is a wonderful way to enjoy the sunny flavor of peaches any time of the year. You can make this recipe using fresh peaches (which we always recommend) or if you want to save some time, use canned peaches as noted in the second recipe. Either way, the result will be a delicious pie perfect for summer. So, grab your ingredients, and let's get baking!

Peach Cobbler Recipe with Fresh Peaches


Peach Filling

  • 2 cups fresh peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar


  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a medium bowl, sprinkle the peach slices with the sugar and let stand while preparing the batter.

3. To prepare the batter, place the butter in an 8-inch-square baking dish or 8-inch-round cake pan. Place in the oven to melt the butter.

4. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, flour, buttermilk, baking powder, and salt.

5. When the butter has melted, remove the pan from the oven and pour the batter over the butter. Top with the peach slices and any juices that have been collected.

6. Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour or until golden on top.

Peach Cobbler Recipe with Canned Peaches



  • 29 oz. can sliced peaches
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon


1 cup self-rising flour
1 Tablespoon sugar
3 Tablespoons shortening
1/2 cup milk


1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Drain fruit and reserve liquid.

2. Mix sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Stir in fruit juice gradually, and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

3. Add fruit, and pour into a 1 1/2 quart (or 9″x13″) baking dish. Dot with butter, and sprinkle with cinnamon.

4. Mix flour and sugar, and cut in shortening. Add milk. Stir until ingredients are blended.

5. Spoon dough onto the fruit. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve warm.

This luscious peach cobbler recipe is delicious served either straight from the oven or chilled with a dollop of whipped cream. We're certain that the aroma of the freshly baked pie will have your family wanting a delicious slice immediately. And if you loved this recipe, try out our other pie recipes.

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