Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Monday 8 June 2020

The old-fashioned Peach Cobbler is a delicious dessert that you can easily prepare by learning the correct recipe. There are plenty of variations for Peach Cobbler, but the old-fashioned one is the most famous one that people have been making around the world. All you need is fresh or canned peaches and a supporting recipe to help you through. There's no particular preparation that you need to make for Peach Cobbler. Just remain true to the recipe and don't forget to use an enamelled cast-iron Dutch oven to get the best results. Get your kitchen apron ready, and let's dig into the preparation. 

About Peach Cobbler
Peaches are available in pretty much every season, so you won't find it hard to spot it at any supermarket. You can indeed make plenty of desserts with peaches, but the old-fashioned Peach Cobbler is one of the easiest homemade preparation. The best part of the Peach Cobbler is that you only need 5 minutes to get it platter ready.

How To Peel Your Peaches?
The most cumbersome job in making Peach Cobbler is to peel the peaches. One of the easiest ways to peel your peaches is by boiling them for 2-3 minutes in water and leave them in cold water for at least 30 minutes. After this give them a good ice water bath, so that you can easily peel out the skin with your bare hands. It is as easy as it can get. No more struggling with knives and cutting the edges of peaches and making them shapeless. 

Ingredients To Make Peach Cobbler
Before getting into the recipe, it is essential to understand the necessary ingredients that you will need to prepare this devouring delight. Here's what you will need-:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 ablespoon sugar (granule)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 pounds fresh/canned peaches
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

Preparation Method For Peach Cobbler
After peeling the peaches and slicing it evenly, you can get on further preparation. Follow the below steps to learn the whole recipe and make your homemade Peach Cobbler in just five minutes.

1. Take a saucepan and put the sliced peaches into it. Add salt and sugar to the peaches and stir it well. Cook the peaches on medium heat for a few minutes till the sugar gets dissolved completely and peaches start to release its juices. Set aside the peaches and move forward.

2. Now the most crucial part of the Peach Cobbler comes in where you need to bake the peaches. Pre-heat your oven on 350 degrees F. Now slice the butter pieces and add to the baking dish. Put the pan into the oven for the butter to get melted. Once the butter is completely melted, remove it from the oven.

3. Take a large bowl to mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt with milk. Stir the mixture till all the ingredients are blended completely. Make sure there are no lumps as it can affect the quality of your Peach Cobbler. Once mixed well, pour the mixture into a pan of the melted butter. Smooth out the layer and make sure it is even from all sides.

4. Take the cooked peaches and spoon them over the batter. Make sure to be very careful while placing the peach pieces. You can also sprinkle some cinnamon powder on the top of the peaches.

5. Time to bake your Peach Cobbler. Bake the batter in the preheated oven for 40 minutes at 350 degrees F. You can either serve your Peach Cobbler hot or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side.

#Cooking Tip: Instead of using a regular oven, you can make this old-fashioned Peach Cobbler in an enamelled cast-iron Dutch oven to get that perfectly baked delight.

How To Store Your Peach Cobbler?
If you don't feel like eating the entire Peach Cobbler the same day, you can store them and eat later. Though Peach Cobbler is best to relish fresh, you can anyhow eat the leftover for 4-5 days when kept in the fridge. All you need to do is re-heat the cobbler again in a microwave or oven. Take it out from the refrigerator and keep it at room temperature for a few minutes before heating it again. Bake the Peach Cobbler at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Make sure it is hot. If it is getting brownie while heating, place tin foil over it to prevent the excessive browning.
You can always experiment with your Peach Cobbler. But it is essential to stick to the root and create an old-fashioned base. The above mentioned is an easy to prepare recipe that you can rely on any time.
Get your spatulas and pans ready to make that finger-licking good Peach Cobbler!


  1. With only 3 tablespoons of sugar, is it sweet enough? Also, have you made it with canned peaches?

    1. Hi there. This is a guest post. I have not actually made this myself. If you would like a recipe that I have made and liked I would recommend the following recipe which we really enjoy, and it uses tinned peaches! Here is the link: https://www.theenglishkitchen.co/2015/08/easy-peach-cobbler.html


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