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Garden Bounty Peach Raspberry Cobbler

by Pat Maley

Peach Raspberry Cobbler

I made this cobbler twice trying to photograph for this article. As you can see I was not successful. I didn't believe I would be on the third try either. The smell of warm peaches in my kitchen defies description. It drew my husband in from the garage because of all fruits, peaches are his favorite.

Many years ago my step daughter was in a beauty contest in Acushnet, Massachusetts. Little did I know at the time but the Fairhaven-Acushnet area has some of the best peaches I have ever had. The centerpiece on the night of the judging of the Apple Peach Pageant was a basket of locally grown peaches. Each one was as big as a softball (NO LIE). Because we were "out of towners" we were encouraged to take them home. They didn't get an argument. They were so juicy and perfect that we had to eat them outside so the juice that ran down our arms could be washed off with the hose. The following year we made a special trip to recreate the joy. Strangely enough not one person could direct us to a peach farm.  I suppose we were still "out of towners" and therefore not privvy to one of the best kept local secrets. 

Because raspberries are my favorite fruit and peaches are my husband's favorite, you can rightly assume that the fragrance of warm fruit lingers longer than the actual cobbler. This is a yummy combination but I would suggest that peaches and blueberries are good too.

Raspberry Peach Cobbler ingredients:

4 cups of sliced fresh peaches

1/2 cup fresh raspberries

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 cup butter

1 1/4 cups flour

2 Tablespoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup sugar

1 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt the butter in a 9x13 baking dish in the oven while it is preheating.In a bowl mix the peaches,raspberries,1/4 cup sugar,cinnamon,and lemon juice. Mix the flour,baking powder,salt and 1 cup sugar in a bowl. Mix in the milk until dry ingredients are evenly moist. Pour into the buttered dish.Scoop fruit mixture over the batter. Bake 45 minutes until golden brownor until husband comes to investigate the aroma.

If my mind serves me I believe this recipe came from All Recipes. Serve with vanilla ice cream on a hot summer day.

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JEAN MORRISSEY | 2019-09-12 11:08:18