Peach Cobbler 2 (#2328)

Serves
Ready
6
1
Hours
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
40
Minutes
Categories
Desserts
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 6 Peaches sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3 tablespoons Vegetable Shortening

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400. Mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon in a 2 quart saucepan. Stir in the peaches and lemon juice. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for one minute. Pour into an ungreased 2 quart casserole. Keep hot in the oven.
  2. Cut shortening into flour, 1 tb. Sugar, the baking powder and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in milk. Drop dough by 6 spoonfuls onto hot peach mixture.
  3. Bake until topping is golden brown - about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve warm with cinnamon whipped cream.
  4. For blueberry - omit cinnamon. Substitue 4 cups blueberries for peaches.
  5. For cherry - substitue 4 cups pitted red tart cherries for peaches and increase sugar in cherry mixture to 1 1/4 cups, cornstarch to 3 tb. And substitute 1/4 teaspoon almond extract for lemon juice.
  6. For plum - substitute 4 cups sliced plums (about 14 lg.) for the peaches. Increase sugar in plum mixture to 3/4 cup cornstarch to 3 tbl. And cinnamon to 1/2 tsp.
  7. Cinnamon whipped cream - beat 1 cup chilled whipping cream, 3 tbl. Sugar and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon in a chilled bowl until stiff.
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