Peach Cobbler


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This old-fashioned dessert is always popular and is best with fresh peaches. We’ve seen some similar recipes in 19th-century cookbooks that went by the name of “bird’s-nest pudding” or “crow’s-nest pudding.”

Check out this page for more delicious summer recipe ideas using seasonal fruits and vegetables.


1/4 cup (1/2 stick) salted butter
4 cups peeled and sliced fresh peaches
1 cup granulated sugar, divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup milk
raw sugar, for topping (optional)
whipped cream (optional)


Preheat oven to 400°F. Melt butter and pour into a 9x13-inch baking pan. Add peaches. Sprinkle ½ cup sugar over peaches, dust with nutmeg and cinnamon, and stir together.

In a medium-size bowl, combine remaining ½ cup sugar with flour, baking powder, and milk. Stir until smooth. Pour over peaches. Sprinkle with raw sugar (if using). Bake until top is golden, 30–40 minutes. Serve with whipped cream if you like.

Photo Credit: 

Brent Hofacker/


6-8 servings

Preparation Time: 

20 minutes

Start to Finish Time: 

1 hour

Preparation Method

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I made this recipe a few

I made this recipe a few weeks ago and we were drooling. The topping is totally different than in the picture but so delicious. Making it again tonight!

peach cobbler

The topping looks rolled out. I prefer a rolled crust. Looks delicious.

Peach cobbler

Good eye Marilyn! I noticed that discrepancy as soon as I scrolled down to the picture. Next time they should choose a more acurate picture or take one of thier own.

Oh boy, do we wish we had a

Oh boy, do we wish we had a food photographer on staff. We hope you can forgive us for using a stock photo. We guarantee the recipe is delicious, even though the photo is not exactly perfect.

In the picture it appears

In the picture it appears that it is topped with a course granulated sugar so I'm using Turbinado raw cane sugar on the top of mine.



In the oven right now!

In the oven right now!

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