Mudah's Fresh Peach Cobbler

"I got this recipe from Emeril's show on the Food Network. He said the recipe was courtesy of Edith Harris, 1999. I haven't made this yet but plan sounds scrumptious!!!!!"
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins




  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In mixing bowl, combine flour, salt and shortening.
  • Mix until the mixture becomes mealy; Add water and mix well.
  • Form into a ball and cover with plastic wrap; Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • For the filling: Melt the butter in a large saucepan, over medium heat.
  • Add peaches and mix well; In a small bowl, combine sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to the peaches and mix well; Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and cool completely; Stir in the vanilla and set aside.
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator and divide in half.
  • On a floured surface, roll out half of the dough into a rectangle, 12 by 10 inches.
  • Using a knife, cut the dough to fit the pan, reserving the excess trim.
  • Place the dough in an 11 by 9 x 4 inch pan and press down to mold.
  • Pour half of the filling over the crust; Cut reserved dough into nickel-size pieces.
  • Dot peach filling with dough; Pour remaining filling over the dough pieces.
  • Roll out remaining ball of dough and place on top of the peaches, pinching the edges to seal in the juices.
  • Make 3 slits in the top crust and place in oven; Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and rest for 10 minutes before serving; Spoon cobbler into individual bowls and serve with a scoop of ice cream.

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  1. The instructions to this recipe are incomplete...I have obtained the original instructions and have submitted the corrections for approval ;-)
  2. This is the best flavored fresh peach cobbler that I have ever made (or tasted). The crust is also very good.



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