Farm to Feast: Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

I loooove making cobblers. Mostly because you can be really sloppy with them. The fruit doesn't have to be cut perfectly. I don’t have to roll out pie dough. And no matter what, they always look yummy and super rustic. Plus, a cobbler works with most fruits. Since we are in the peak season for both peaches and blueberries, I tried combining them for one fantastic cobbler!!

Ingredients:

6-8 ripe peaches, pealed, pitted and sliced 1 pint blueberries 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 tsp corn starch 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small cubes

1/4 cup boiling water

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees

In large bowl combine sliced peaches, blueberries, lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, brown sugar, corn starch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer to a large baking dish.

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In another large bowl, add flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. Add in chunks of butter. Mix with your hands (or with a pastry mixer, but I prefer to use my hands because it’s one less thing to wash!), until combined but still a little clumpy.

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Add the boiling water and mix. Drop dough in clumps on top of fruit mixture and pat down to cover.

Bake, on top of a foil lined baking sheet (this will save your stove    from becoming drenched in gooey fruit and sugar) for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown.

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Cool enough to enjoy with some vanilla ice cream and/or home made whipped cream!

Homemade Whipped Cream:

Heavy whipping cream 1 tbsp sugar 2 tsp vanilla Add all ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Beat with a hand mixer until mixture is stiff enough to form peaks. Be careful not to over beat the mixture!

 

Enjoy!

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