If you are looking for an easy southern-inspired old-fashioned dessert, then this easy peach cobbler recipe is a fan favorite.
The kind your mom or grandmother used to make, with a few simple, delicious ingredients.
This cobbler is, in my opinion, best served with some vanilla bean ice cream for the full tasty effect.
It is one of my family’s all-time favorite easy dessert recipes and is the best cobbler I have in my recipe box.
Not only is it fantastic it is the easiest way I have ever made peach cobbler and by far turns out the most delicious.
If you have been looking to learn how to make “the best peach cobbler recipe ever” then look no longer, this dish will be right up your alley.
It is great for an after-dinner dessert or when you need a simple but amazing dish to bring to your friends because it is quick to make.
A sweet ending to any meal.
Ingredients you will need for prep:
- 29 oz can of sliced peaches
- 1 cup self-rising flour
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 stick butter
- 1 cup milk
Directions for making Easy Peach Cobbler
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Melt your stick of butter and pour into a 13×9 dish.
- Mix together your milk, sugar, flour and the drained syrup from your sliced peaches.
- Pour the mixed ingredients over top of the butter.
- Add the peaches layered to the dish but do NOT mix.
- Bake in the oven for approximately 1 hour or until the crust rises and is golden brown.
Here is some quick step by step directions in video form to make this easy peach cobbler with canned peaches.
Whether you use canned, fresh or frozen peaches will depend on the time of year and what you can find on hand, but we typically use canned because it makes it that much easier.
So the directions you will find here are for using canned peaches, but you could easily use fresh and make this entire recipe from scratch.
Whatever the season, this dessert will bring you all of the praises.
Watch the video tutorial or keep scrolling for the printable details.
Like I said above, this dish is great by itself but even more delicious with vanilla bean ice cream. Of course, this is our favorite way to have it.
Let that ice cream melt over the hot cobbler for just a little bit and you have the perfect touch of warm and cold. Yuuuuuum!
How do you fix a runny peach cobbler?
Start with 1/2 teaspoon of cornstarch, mix with your dish and place back into the oven. The secret to getting the cobbler to thicken is all about keeping it hot. The heat will activate the cornstarch and thicken the remaining juices.
Some questions readers have asked…
Do you use salted or unsalted butter?
You will want to use unsalted.
Can I use all-purpose flour instead?
You can but you will need to add in 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in addition to the flour.
How much does this serve?
Approximately 4 – 6 servings
Can you substitute peaches for other fruits?
Absolutely, this recipe would go great with other fruits like cherry, blueberry, raspberry, etc.
Here are some of the items I like to use when creating this fast and super recipe.
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