Easy Amish Peach Cobbler
Amish Peach Cobbler is a beloved dessert consisting of fresh ripe peaches baked with a sweet, syrupy filling and topped with a golden, cake-like, buttery crust. It's a timeless treat that captures the essence of comfort and homemade goodness.
Each spoonful of this delightful cobbler takes you on a journey of flavors and textures, transporting you to a simpler time when family recipes were treasured and shared with love.
Whether served at a summer picnic with friends or a cozy family gathering, this Amish Peach Cobbler is sure to bring smiles and warm memories to all who indulge in its scrumptiousness.
Nothing says summer quite like a bowl of fresh, ripe peaches. Their velvety skin, luscious texture, sun-kissed aroma, and delightful taste truly capture the essence of the season.
Fresh peaches are simply amazing, and they lend themselves to creating some of the most incredible desserts ever, such as layered peach delight and peach cobbler!
Picture a thin layer of fluffy cake, with a golden-brown crust, crowning a sweet peach filling, and complemented by a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream slowly melting on top. The mere thought of this delightful combination makes my mouth water.
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Preparing Fresh Peaches for Cobbler
- Start by selecting ripe peaches that yield slightly to gentle pressure and have a sweet aroma.
- Wash the peaches thoroughly under cool water to remove any dirt or residue.
- Bring a pot of water to a boil and carefully lower the peaches into the boiling water. Blanch them for about 30 - 45 seconds.
- Using a slotted spoon, transfer the peaches to a bowl of ice water to cool rapidly. This process, known as blanching and shocking, helps loosen the skin for easy removal.
- Once cooled, gently peel off the skin. It should easily slip off. (This blanching method is a quick and easy way to peel a bowl of peaches. However, ripe peaches are typically easy to peel the old-fashioned way as well, with a paring knife. So feel free to do whatever makes you happy.)
- Slice the peeled peaches into wedges or chunks, discarding the pit.
Now, your peaches are perfectly prepared and ready to be transformed into a delicious Amish Peach Cobbler with fresh peaches.
Fresh Fruit Cobbler/Berry Cobbler
This old-fashioned peach cobbler recipe can be used with other kinds of fresh fruit to make different kinds of cobblers such as berry cobbler, apple cobbler, rhubarb cobbler, etc.
However, when using this recipe to make apple cobbler, you may need to add approximately 1/4 cup of water to the apple slices since they don't contain as much juice.
You could also mix and match the fruit. Peach cobbler with some added blueberries would be great!
Can I Use Canned Peaches?
Yes, you can use this recipe for making peach cobbler with canned peaches. Although you will want to use firm peaches, not mushy ones. Drain the juice (at least most of it), and you won't need to add much sugar (if any) to the peaches.
Cake Peach Cobbler in 9x13 Pan
This old-fashioned peach cobbler recipe yields a 9x13" pan, perfect for feeding a large family or a small gathering. (Although, when serving this as a dessert during a movie, my family of six can almost clean it all up.)
But also, don't worry if you live alone. I understand that you may not want to be stuck with a big pan of peach cobbler. The good news is, you can easily halve the recipe and bake it in an 8" square baking dish.
How to Store and Reheat
This delightful peach cobbler is best while warm, right after baking (served with vanilla ice cream, of course 🙂 ).
But if you have any leftover cobbler, store it covered, in the refrigerator, for up to 4 or 5 days.
It's delicious even when cold, but you can reheat it if desired. Just pop it into the microwave for about 30 seconds.
Or you can reheat it in the oven as well. Take it out of the fridge and let it come to room temperature. Then, bake at 350 degrees for approximately 20 minutes until it's warmed through.
Savor the epitome of comfort and indulgence with Amish Peach Cobbler—a timeless dessert where a fluffy cake topped with a golden crust envelops succulent peaches, capturing the essence of pure bliss.
I hope you enjoy this recipe for the best peach cobbler ever! And if you try it, I would love it if you left a comment and star rating below.
Amish Peach Cobbler Recipe
- 1/4 - 1/2 c. sugar
- 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
- 5 - 6 c. sliced, fresh peaches
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 c. sugar
- 1/2 c. melted butter (8 Tbsp.)
- 3/4 c. milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- Preheat the oven to 375℉.
- In a large bowl, mix together the sugar and flour.1/4 - 1/2 c. sugar, 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
- Add the prepared peaches and remaining ingredients. Toss to combine.5 - 6 c. sliced, fresh peaches, 2 tsp. lemon juice, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. salt
- Spread into the bottom of a 9x13" baking dish.
- Beat the eggs and sugar. Add the melted butter, milk, and vanilla and mix.2 large eggs, 1 c. sugar, 1/2 c. melted butter (8 Tbsp.), 3/4 c. milk, 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Add the remaining ingredients and mix to combine.1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt
- Spread the batter evenly over the fruit and sprinkle with a bit of coarse sugar. Bake for approximately 35 - 40 minutes or until the topping is golden and the fruit is tender.
- Best when served warm right out of the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.