Sunday, June 7, 2009

Sweet Melissa Sundays: Bear's Peach Cobbler

This week's Sweet Melissa Sundays pick is Bear's Peach Cobbler, chosen by Andrea of Nummy Kitchen.

This recipe relies on a few pounds of fresh, peeled peaches and a handful of kitchen staples.

The peaches are tossed with a simple mixture of corn starch, lemon juice, cinnamon, and sugar, then topped with sweet, lemony biscuit dough.

The mixture is baked until the peaches are bubbling violently and the biscuits are cooked through - browned on top and without a hint of raw dough left.

From classic cobbler ingredients and preparation comes a classic taste - the cinnamon-flecked peaches were were sweet, tender, and tasted like summer to me. They were, in fact, the first peaches I have tasted since last summer.

And the biscuit topping, even two nights after the cobbler was baked, was still crispy, providing a nice contrast to the tender peaches.

There was nothing I didn't like about this recipe. I halved the recipe since peaches are still quite expensive this time of year, and divided the peaches between ramekins, which yielded 5 servings in total. I served them at a dinner party at my brother's house last night, and everyone loved them.

I love recipes that can become my "go-to" recipe, and Bear's Peach Cobbler will definitely be my go-to peach cobbler recipe.

Thanks for the choice, Andrea! You can visit her blog for the full recipe.


Anonymous June 7, 2009 at 2:17:00 PM EDT  

Your cobblers look great! The filling looks wonderfully golden. And I really like the blue ramekins! Nice work!

Tracey June 7, 2009 at 3:21:00 PM EDT  

Great pictures - I particularly love the little stack of butter :) Your cobblers like terrific! I thought this recipe as yummy too!

Hornedfroggy June 7, 2009 at 3:33:00 PM EDT  

Great pics and your mini cobblers are adorable! :)

Megan June 7, 2009 at 3:46:00 PM EDT  

I love the little ramekins - they sure worked perfectly!

Steph June 7, 2009 at 3:56:00 PM EDT  

It looks so yummy! I'm glad you found your new go to recipe for peach cobbler.

Flourchild June 7, 2009 at 6:46:00 PM EDT  

Im glad you liked the cobbler. How sweet of you to share at the party. Your picture looks wonderful!

MaryBeth June 7, 2009 at 8:01:00 PM EDT  

Wonderful pictures.... I love the looks of this dessert it is very simple yet very delish!!

margot June 7, 2009 at 8:31:00 PM EDT  

The cobbler looks fantastic in the little ramekins. I agree that this was a wonderful recipe and I will definitely make it again, luckily it's just the beginning of peach season.

Pamela June 7, 2009 at 9:32:00 PM EDT  

Love the blue ramekins. This was one tasty dessert and I agree, it will become my "go-to" Peach cobbler, too!

Parker June 8, 2009 at 8:12:00 AM EDT  

Lovely ramekins...the cobbler looks really nice.

Fit Chick June 8, 2009 at 5:36:00 PM EDT  

Nice mini cobblers! This recipe is really versitile with almost any fruit.

Anonymous June 10, 2009 at 8:11:00 AM EDT  

Hi Kait!

Your mini cobblers look adorably delicious, and your photo of stacked butter cubes made me laugh! I agree, this is now my "go-to" recipe for Peach Cobbler too.

I wanted to introduce myself- my name is Joy and I'm a brand new blogger and SMS baker. I'd love for you to check out my site, and I look forward to getting to know you better during future weekly posts! :)

The Bahens June 10, 2009 at 6:12:00 PM EDT  

I love the picture of all the butter cubes stacked up. This was a tasty recipe!

Mermaid Sweets June 15, 2009 at 1:53:00 AM EDT  

I love the little cobblers, what a great idea.

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