When you’re in the mood for something sweet, there’s nothing quite so irresistible as a traditional Georgia peach cobbler. Fresh peaches or frozen — it doesn’t matter. Cobbler is best served with a scoop of ice cream, where the contrast of cold and warm brings out its caramelized sweetness.
- 6-8 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 cup milk
- 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- Juice from ½ lemon
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Do not spread the melted butter about the 9×13-inch baking dish; instead, pour it into the center.
- Combine flour, 1 cup sugar, salt, and baking powder in a separate bowl. Pour in the milk and vanilla extract slowly. and mix by stirring Do not whisk the batter when it is poured over the butter.
- In a saucepan over high heat, combine brown sugar, peach slices, and lemon juice. Stir frequently until the sugar has dissolved and Peaches have released their juices.
- Peaches should be poured on top of the batter. Stirring is not allowed.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until golden brown on top of the cobbler.
- Serve warm or cold, with ice cream on top.