Friday, January 17, 2014

Easy Peach Cobbler / Trisha Yearwood

My two favorite TV cooking shows are Ree Drummond (Pioneer Woman) and Trisha Yearwood. 
I've posted many of their recipes. I find that they both cook similar to the way that my family and my wife's family cooks. 
Here's Trisha's very simple Peach Cobbler:

Two 15-ounce cans sliced peaches in syrup
1/2 C (1 stick) butter
1 C self-rising flour
1 C sugar
1 C milk

Homemade Whipped Cream, recipe follows

Cook's Note: If you don't have self-rising flour, substitute 1 cup all-purpose flour mixed with 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/8 teaspoon salt

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Drain 1 can of peaches; reserve the syrup from the other. Place the butter in a 9- by 12-inch ovenproof baking dish. Heat the butter on the stove or in the oven until it's melted. In a medium bowl, mix the flour and sugar. Stir in the milk and the reserved syrup. Pour the batter over the melted butter in the baking dish. Arrange the peaches over the batter. Bake for 1 hour. The cobbler is done when the batter rises around the peaches and the crust is thick and golden brown. Serve warm with fresh whipped cream

Homemade Whipped Cream:

2 C whipping cream, chilled in the fridge
4 TBS sugar
Chill a large metal mixing bowl and the wire beater attachment in the freezer for about 20 minutes. Pour the chilled cream and sugar into the cold mixing bowl and beat until it forms soft peaks, about 5 minutes. The mixture should hold its shape when dropped from a spoon. Don't overbeat or you'll have sweetened butter! Yield: 4 cups.

Peace in the Kitchen!

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