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Southern Peach Cobbler

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Southern peach cobbler is probably one of the most desirable of the homemade peach cobbler recipes. Certainly it is an old fashion peach cobbler recipe because of the deep roots of it in the south. This hearty peachy dessert has been a staple for numerous southern generations. In fact, cobblers have been around for generations because they can be made in pots and over an open fire, when brick ovens were not available.

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Below is a great recipe for peach cobbler.

Southern Peach Cobbler

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Ready in: 1 Hour


  • 8 fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup boiling water


  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, combine peaches, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Toss to coat evenly, and pour into a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Blend in butter with your fingertips, or a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in water until just combined.
4. Remove peaches from oven, and drop spoonfuls of topping over them. Sprinkle entire cobbler with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake until topping is golden, about 30 minutes.

Recipe source: Southern Peach Cobbler.

Easy Southern Peach Cobbler


  • large can of peaches in thick syrup
  • 1 cup of self rising flour
  • one stick of butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • Milk

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Place stick of butter in a baking pan. Put the pan with the butter in the oven.
2. In a big bowl combine self rising flower, powdered sugar, and milk. Stir until combined.
3. Remove baking pan from the oven and pour mixture in #3 in the pan over the butter. Do not stir. Then spoon in peaches. Do not stir.
4. Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

Optional: Serve with a scoop of ice cream.

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler


  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups peeled and sliced peaches
  • 1 stick butter or margarine

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place stick of butter in the pan you are going to bake your cobbler in. Put the pan with the butter in the oven and let the butter melt as the oven preheats.
2. Pour lemon juice over the peaches and then stir to coat them.
3. Pour sugar over the peaches and stir. Then microwave peaches with sugar on them for 1 minute. The heat from the microwave helps to dissolve the sugar faster.
4. Mix flour, cinnamon, and one cup of sugar together.
5. Pour in milk and stir until blended.
6. Remove dish from oven and pour batter over melted butter. Pour peaches on top of batter.
7. Sprinkle a tablespoon or so of sugar over top. DO NOT STIR.
8. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes, or until golden on the top.

Recipe source: Peach Cobbler.

Southern Peach Cobbler (or Berry Cobbler)


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups fresh berries or peaches

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Melt butter in baking dish in oven. Mix together milk, flour, baking powder and sugar; pour batter over the melted butter in baking dish; do not stir.
3. Cover with peaches or berries keeping an outer edge of batter.
4. Bake for approximately 1/2 hour or until golden brown.
5. Optional – Serve with Ice Cream


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