Peach Cobbler- From Fresh Peaches

It's not too early to start thinking about fresh peaches. Actually, some of the California peaches are in the supermarkets already; however, their quality is somewhat uneven, what with being picked early and shipped for hundreds or thousands of miles. Still, even now it is possible to find ripe peaches with good flavor. In a manner of weeks, however, local peaches all over the country will begin ripening and crowding the shelves of departments and farmers markets everywhere.

Many chefs experiment with various kinds of peach cobbler (http://www.gullahgourmet.com/store/desserts/peach-cobbler-mix/), and this recipe is the end result of that work. Everyone seems to enjoy this recipe, and its taste is divine. Therefore, we believe that it is important to enjoy peaches during in every way possible during the summer. The peach cobbler is one of the best ways to do so, and has been far a very long time.

Ingredients for Peach Cobbler include 8 peaches cut into thin wedges after being peeled and pitted. 1/4 cup each white sugar, brown sugar and boiling water; 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon; 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg; 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice and 1 of baking powder; 2 teaspoons cornstarch; 1 cup flour; 1/2 teaspoon salt; and 6 tablespoons unsalted butter that have been chilled and cut into small pieces. Mix 3 tablespoons of white sugar with 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.

To prepare Peach Cobbler from scratch, first preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Place the following ingredients in a big mixing bowl: fresh peaches, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice and cornstarch. Stir until they are combined.

Toss to coat evenly, and pour into a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. 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.

Add water until the ingredients are mixed together. Take the peaches out of the oven, and drizzle the topping over them with a spoon. Sprinkle your spice mixture over the top of the whole dish. Bake it until the surface is golden brown, for half an hour. Now, your Peach Cobbler will be ready to eat!

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