Peach Cobbler

make 8x8 inch pan

prep time: 15 minutes

Bake time: 45-60 minutes

Cost: $1.68

(peaches: 1.00, butter: .21, flour: .14, milk: .08, sugar: .25)

2-3 C peaches, peeled and sliced (line the bottom of your pan and then pile them higher if your like your cobbler nice and fruity)


3 Tbsp butter

1 tsp baking powder

1 C all-purpose flour

3/4 C sugar

dash salt

1/2 C milk



3/4 C sugar

3/4 C boiling water


Layer peaches on the bottom of an 8x8 inch pan. 

To make the batter:

Combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter with a food processor, pastry blender, or by mushing it in with your fingers. Alternately you can just whip out the beaters and blend it in that way. Add milk and mix briefly.

Plop the batter over the peaches and spread it out with a knife or spatula. 

Sprinkle the remaining 3/4 C sugar over this and then slowly pour the boiling water over the whole thing. 

Put in oven and bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes. When it's done it should be golden on top and when you stick a fork (or cake tester for the more refined) in, it should come out with a few moist crumbs. You don't want it dough-y, but you don't want it dry either. 

I like it best warm with ice cream. (Whipped cream works too. As does eating it cold out of the pan, not that I would ever do such a thing.)

Posted by The Tasty Cheapskate