Peaches spiced with cinnamon are steamed in a soft dough for a warm, comforting cobbler.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 3 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 2 cups boiling water
- 3 tablespoons butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10x10 inch baking dish.
Stir together peaches with cinnamon and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, cream together shortening and 1 cup sugar. Mix in flour, baking powder and salt alternately with milk. Pour into prepared pan. Top with peach mixture. Drop butter in boiling water and pour all over peaches.
Bake in preheated oven 40 to 45 minutes, until golden brown.