👉LastMinute PeachCobbler



Heavenly Last-Minute Peach Cobbler 🍑✨

There’s something undeniably comforting about a warm, freshly baked peach cobbler. It’s like a hug for your taste buds, especially when you’re short on time and craving something sweet and soul-soothing. This last-minute peach cobbler recipe is your ticket to peachy perfection in no time!

Ingredients Overview:

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 stick (1/4 pound) butter
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Step-by-Step Cooking Instructions:

1. Prep Your Peaches: Drain your canned peaches and mix them with 1/2 cup of sugar. This simple step helps infuse the peaches with sweetness and creates that luscious, syrupy filling.

2. Preheat and Melt: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). While it’s heating up, pop your stick of butter into an 8×8 inch glass baking dish or a 2-quart casserole dish. Let it luxuriously melt in the warmth of the oven. Once melted, take it out and get ready to layer on the goodness.

3. Mix Your Batter: In a medium bowl, combine the remaining sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, milk, and vanilla extract. Stir until you have a smooth, velvety batter that’s just waiting to be the cozy blanket for those juicy peaches.

4. Assemble and Bake: Pour the batter over the melted butter in your baking dish. Don’t stir; let the magic happen. Now, gently arrange those sugared peaches on top of the batter. They’ll sink into the batter as they bake, creating pockets of fruity bliss. Slide your creation into the oven and let it bake for about an hour, or until the crust is gloriously golden brown and the aroma fills your kitchen with anticipation.

Storage and Reheating Tips:

Store any leftover peach cobbler in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply pop individual servings into the microwave for a quick warm-up, or place the entire dish in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10-15 minutes, until heated through. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra indulgent treat!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I use fresh peaches instead of canned? A: Absolutely! If fresh peaches are in season, by all means, use them. Simply peel, pit, and slice about 4-5 medium-sized peaches to replace the canned ones. Adjust the sugar quantity according to the sweetness of your fresh peaches.

Q: Can I make this cobbler gluten-free? A: Yes, you can! Substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend, and ensure your baking powder is gluten-free as well. The result will still be deliciously golden and satisfying.

Q: Can I add other fruits to this cobbler? A: Of course! This recipe is versatile, so feel free to get creative. Try mixing in some berries like blueberries or raspberries for a delightful twist, or add a handful of chopped nuts for extra crunch.

Q: How do I know when the cobbler is done baking? A: Keep an eye on the crust; it should be beautifully golden brown. Additionally, a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean, indicating that the batter is fully cooked.

Q: Can I freeze this peach cobbler? A: Yes, you can freeze the cobbler before or after baking. If freezing before baking, assemble the cobbler as directed but don’t bake it. Wrap the dish tightly in plastic wrap and foil, then freeze for up to 3 months. When ready to enjoy, thaw overnight in the refrigerator, then bake as usual. If freezing after baking, let the cobbler cool completely, then wrap and freeze individual portions or the whole dish. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

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