Fresh Peach Cobbler With Almond Crunch Topping

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  • For Cobbler: In food processor, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Pulse to combine. Add cold butter and pulse until mixture is crumbly.
  • Drizzle most of buttermilk /cream over flour mixture, pulse to combine. If mixture seems dry, add a little more. Dough should be just moist. Gather the dough and spread out onto lightly floured parchment or waxed paper.
  • Patting into a Disc a little less than 1/2-inch thick chill for 1/2 hour.
  • For Fruit: Slice peaches into wedges, toss with lemon juice. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch, spices, pinch of salt and lemon zest. Toss with the peaches and pour unto lightly greased 8-inch baking dish.
  • To assemble: On a lightly floured surface, using a fluted cutter or any shaped cutter, cut out biscuits.
  • Gently re-roll scraps and arrange over fruit, slightly overlapping.
  • Brush biscuits with cream.
  • In a small bowl, combine almonds, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle over dough.
  • Place in the oven and cook until fruit is bubbling, biscuits are golden, and a skewer poked into the center of the biscuit dough comes out clean.
  • Serve warm with ice cream, heavy cream or creme anglaise.

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  1. RacheLynn83
    Wonderful!! I love the flavor of this dish. It's totally worth the time to make it! I halved the recipe and it still worked great. I wasn't sure how long to bake it or on what temperature so I kind of guessed. I baked it about 15 minutes on 350 and then increased the temperature to 400 for a little while.
  2. Busters friend
    How did this one manage to get missed for 10 years? It is delicious! I used good SC peaches - they were big & required a 9 x 13 inch pan. I baked the peach mix at 350 while I made & chilled the dough. Doubled the almond topping as I was concerned I was short on biscuit topping. Placed the dough & the almond crunch topping on the bubbling peaches & cooked 45 more minutes at 350 F. This is a beautiful delicious dessert! The almonds compliment the peaches perfectly! Full of flavor & not overly sweet - just right with freshly whipped cream. Thank you Dave - this is my go-to recipe for peach cobbler from now on!



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