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Your best peach cobbler recipes please

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RubySlippers Fri 18-Jul-08 20:23:08

have a mountain of fresh peaches

fancy doing a cobbler - so your best recipes are required please!

TIA

RubySlippers Fri 18-Jul-08 20:30:41

or something else peachy!

RubySlippers Fri 18-Jul-08 20:50:52

i am going to sleep on them

i have MILLIONS of peaches

HEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP!

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:06:21

do you fancy a peach melba cake, its lovely?

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:14:17

or peach muffins?

am sure I have a receipe for an upside down peach cake too which LOOKS lovely although I haven't tried it yet blush

micku5 Fri 18-Jul-08 21:17:32

these are some of the recipes that i have found ,one here ,another I did a search on the waitrose and bbcgoodfood websites and there were a few other peachy options.

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:24:25

peach melba cake:

3 peaches approx 375g in total
200g butter at room temp
grated rind of 1 lemon
3 eggs - beaten
200g s/r flour
125g raspberries
150g cream cheese (I use full fat philly)

Oven at 160 degrees or gas mark 3

20cm springform tin lined and brused with a little oil

half and stone peaches then thinly slice

beat butter, sugar & rind in large bowl

slowly add a little egg to butter mix then some flour and alternate beating well as you add until both flour and egg added, mix for a few minutes

spoon half mix into tin and smooth

cover with hald the peach slices and half raspberries then dot about the cream cheese over the top

spoon on rest of mix and smooth

arrange remaining peaches & raspberries on top and bake for 1hr 10minutes approx

leave to cool in tin for 15minutes and remove and cool on rack

dust with icing sugar

ruby this is a lovely cake but don't be worried in the middle when adding the rasps/peaches/cheese etc - it looks like a dogs dinner but it turns out lovely smile

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:32:36

Peach Muffins:
2 peaches - stoned and chopped
2 eggs - beaten
100ml milk
100ml natural yogurt
75ml sunflower oil
1tsp vanilla extract
225g plain flour
3tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinammon
100g wholemeal plain flour
100g brown sugar

Oven to 180 degree or gas mark 4

put eggs, milk, yogurt, oil and vanilla in bowl and whisk. add peaches and stir

in seperate bowl sift plain flour/ baking soda/salt and cinammon/wholemeal flour/sugar and mix

fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients but stop mixing as soon as it all comes together - should still look lumpy

divide between 12 muffin cases and sprinkle tops with a little brown sugar and put in oven for 20-25 minutes

leave to cool in tin for few minutes then transfer to rack

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:48:29

upside-down cake

now - disclaimer - this is an upside-down apricot cake but its surely the same thing grinwink

Sauce:
100g set honey
100ml water
juice 1/2 lemon
1 teaspoon cornflour

Apricots Peaches:

30g light muscovado sugar
30g salted butter
5 apricots halved & stoned - so whatever you think peach wise is same as 5 apricots - 3 maybe? smile

Cake:

150g salted butter
150g golden caster sugar
2 medium eggs
finely grated zest of 1 lemon
125ml milk
200g plain flour - sifted
1.5 tsp baking powder

preheat oven to 180 (fan) 200 degree/ gas mark 6

20cm loose based cake tin

make sauce first by putting honey, water and lemon juice in small pan and bringing to the boil. blend the cornflour with a little of the liquid in small dish then stir back into sauce and simmer for a minute until it thickens slightly. pour into bowl and set aside to cool

cream together muscovado sugar and 30g salted butter and smear over base of tin

place peaches cut side down on top of butter and sugar mix

cream butter and sugar in food processor until light and fluffy, add eggs one at a time and then lemon zest. Add milk. flour and baking powder

spoon mix ontop of peaches and smooth then bake for 45-50 minutes until skewer inserted into centre comes out clean

run knife round edge & leave cake to cool for 15 minutes.

place plate on top of cake tin and turn it over, pressing base down then lifting it off

can be served hot or room temp (best eaten on day its made) and just before serving pour honey sauce over cake allowing to drizzle over the sides

dizzydixies Fri 18-Jul-08 21:48:54

hope that something works for you smile

RubySlippers Sat 19-Jul-08 10:07:11

Dizzy - THANK YOU THANK YOU and Micku!

am going for the peach upside down cake (yum) linked to

smile

dizzydixies Sun 20-Jul-08 20:04:41

hope it all turns out well

you're very welcome smile

Gobbledigook Sun 20-Jul-08 20:09:14

I keep reading this as 'your best beach clobber'! Ha ha! Yes, my holiday is nearly here!

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