Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler
Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

18

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

18

servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 3

    tablespoons white sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup shortening

  • 1

    egg

  • 1/4

    cup cold water

  • 3

    pounds fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced

  • 1/4

    cup lemon juice

  • 3/4

    cup orange juice

  • 1/2

    cup butter

  • 2

    cups white sugar

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1

    tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1

    tablespoon white sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, and salt. Work in the shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and cold water. Sprinkle over flour mixture, and work with hands to form dough into a ball. Chill 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll out half of dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Place in a 9x13 inch baking dish, covering bottom and halfway up sides. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. In a large saucepan, mix the peaches, lemon juice, and orange juice. Add 1/2 cup butter, and cook over medium-low heat until butter is melted. In a mixing bowl, stir together 2 cups sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cornstarch; mix into peach mixture. Remove from heat, and pour into baked crust. Roll remaining dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut into half-inch-wide strips. Weave strips into a lattice over peaches. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar, and drizzle with 1 tablespoon melted butter. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until top crust is golden brown. Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving Calories: 338 | Total Fat: 17.6g | Cholesterol: 27mg

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