Fresh Peach Cobbler

FarmersMarketThe farmer’s market is one of my favorite places during the summer. The brightly colored fruits and vegetables seem to be calling my name as I walk past each booth. And, who can resist a juicy peach, freshly picked sweet corn or a first-of-the-season cantaloupe or watermelon?

This month, Finest Cooking is featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, so head out to your local farmer’s market and support your area growers.

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Course Dessert
Servings 4


  • 6 c. peeled sliced peaches
  • 2-1/4 c. sugar
  • 2-1/4 c. flour
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1 t. Salt
  • 1 c. milk
  • 3/4 c. melted unsalted butter
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1/4 t. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 t. Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together peaches, 1-1/4 c. sugar and 1/4 c. flour and pour into 9x13” baking dish.
  • Combine 2 c. flour, 1 c. sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • With a mixer, add the milk and melted butter and beat until smooth.
  • Spoon over the peaches and spread to edge of dish.
  • Sprinkle remaining sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon on top.
  • Bake about one hour until crust is brown and crisp on the outside and cooked all the way through.
  • Let cool at least 10 minutes before serving. Great with ice cream.