Have this old-fashioned peach cobbler year round because it uses canned peaches!
Who Doesn’t Love Peach Cobbler?
You’d have to go far and wide to find someone who doesn’t!
Peaches are one of my favorite fruits–once I get past the fuzz. I’ve got this “thing” about the fuzz that even the thought of it gives me the shivers. However, this does not stop me from loving the taste of the fruit! I will peel fresh peaches so I don’t deal with that fuzz.
With this recipe the fuzz doesn’t even enter the picture because you use canned fruit! And since it does, you can enjoy one of America’s favorite and easy desserts all year round!
Don’t Buy Baking Mix!
Even if you have baking mix (like Bisquick or Jiffy) in the pantry, you won’t need it for this. And anyway, you’ll miss out of the buttery flavor.
This cobbler uses self-rising flour. Now that’s something that most Americans, with the exception of southerners, don’t have in their pantry. I sprung for a 5 pound bag because I have been making that 2-ingredient dough–especially the garlic knots. But this is one ingredient you do not have to buy. I did just for convenience. As long as you have all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt–and who doesn’t–you can make it yourself. I give the recipe in the notes section of the recipe below.
Canned Peaches: Take Advantage Of Can-Can Sales
One of my local markets calls their big sale on canned goods the “Can-Can Sale.” Whatever your store calls it, most stores will do this periodically throughout the year. So it’s good to stock up on canned peaches for a quick dessert or this cobbler recipe. My recipe uses the large can which I believe is 29 ounces, but if the big can is not on sale but the small ones are, just use two of those. The smaller can I refer to is about 15 ounces.
Nothing in the can goes to waste either since you use the entire contents; juice and all.
- ½ cup butter, melted
- 1 cup milk
- 29 oz can (large size can) sliced peaches in heavy syrup, undrained
- 1 cup self-rising flour (see NOTES)
- 1 cup sugar
- Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Pour peaches with juice over butter. In a bowl, combine flour and sugar. Add milk and beat until smooth. Pour batter evenly over peaches. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until golden brown
A sprinkling of nutmeg or cinnamon (about ½ tsp) can be put on top before baking.