This Southern Peach Cobbler is an easy and quick end of summer treat and a quintessential Southern specialty! I even have given you a gluten free option, as well!
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For this reason, I’ve teamed up with a bunch of very talented food bloggers to raise awareness for the dire need of many in the state of Florida! At the end of the post you will find a link to all of the other bloggers’ creations for this great cause! Every penny is needed, so if you can, please support one of the list of reputable organizations that could really use your help!
How to Make Southern Peach Cobbler
On to the Peach Cobbler! Peach cobbler couldn’t be easier to make! The reason for that is that I cheat! I have been up to my eyeballs in peaches and you will see a lot of the fun recipes that I have come with this year soon! Including, Peach Jam, Peach BBQ Sauce and a few other, new things that I tried this year!
How do I cheat, you ask? Well I’ll tell you, instead of making traditional cobbler biscuits for the top of the cobbler I use Bisquick baking mix! (Not a sponsored post, I just like the product!) The other cool thing is that Bisquick has come up with a gluten free version of their traditional baking mix, so if you gluten intolerant, you are all set!
The filling couldn’t be easier, either! It’s just peaches, lemon juice, sugar and a few spices if you choose to add them! You could substitute honey or any other natural sweetener you like, too!
Did you know that Florida has 1000’s of acres of peaches now! Obviously, they are known for their citrus but lots of farmers are diversifying to peaches, due a bacterial disease affecting citrus! They are not close to Georgia and South Carolina, yet, but they are working on it! Click for my Peach Salsa recipe.
I hope you liked today’s recipe for Southern Peach Cobbler! Leave a comment down below! Like and share to all of your social media outlets so that we can raise awareness for this worthy cause! Thanks for stopping by today! Enoy! And have fun Cooking!
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Here is a list of reputable organizations:
Red Cross Hurricane Irma Disaster Donations
Miami Diaper Bank
Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida
South Florida Wildlife Center
Heart of Florida United Way
All Faiths Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
St. John Community Foundation
Southern Peach Cobbler
For Peach Filling
- 10 cups peaches, chopped
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp cornstarch
For Cobbler biscuits
- Cooking Spray to grease pan
- 2 cup Bisquick, or your favorite baking mix Bisquick has a gluten free version, if GF
- 1 3/4 cups buttermilk (plus 1/4 cup for brushing over biscuits.) Make your own using, 2 Tbsp lemon juice or white vinegar, then fill with milk to make 2 cups
- 1 Tbsp Sugar
- 1 Tbsp Sugar mixed with 1 tsp cinnamon to sprinkle over top
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- If making your own buttermilk add 2 Tbsp. lemon juice or white vinegar to measure cup. Add enough milk to equal 2 cups. Let sit until ready to use.
- Prepare peaches, drizzling with lemon juice as you cut them to prevent browning.
- Add spices and cornstarch and combine.
- Spray 12" cast iron pan or a 11 x 13" baking dish with cooking spray.
- Pour in peaches.
- Place peaches in oven for 10 minutes, until the biscuit dough is done. About 10 minutes.
- Mix Baking mix, buttermilk and sugar well in a separate bowl. Carefully remove peaches out of the oven. Place spoonfuls of batter directly over the peaches.
- Brush biscuits with remaining buttermilk. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar, liberally over biscuits.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes until biscuits are golden brown and peaches are bubbly.
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