A Word From The Cook

“The key to great cobbler is a slightly sweet fruit medley that doesn't turn to mush. Peach dessert recipes like this Peach Berry Cobbler with Almonds fit the bill.”

Recipe

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

50-60 Minutes

Total Time:

1.5 Hours

Serves:

Serves 10-12

Ingredients:

  • For Filling
  • 5 Large peaches, skin on, washed and cut into 6 wedges each
  • 18 Ounces fresh blueberries, rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Creme de Cassis, Kir, or fruit brandy
  • For Topping
  • 3/4 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3 1/2 Ounces almond paste
  • 3/4 Cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1/2 Cup chopped or sliced almonds
  • Serve warm with vanilla bean ice cream or sprinkle powdered sugar on top for added sweetness!
  1. Step 1 – Prepare Fruit
    1. Toss prepared fruit and filling ingredients together gently in a large bowl. Take care not to let fruit get mushy or macerated.
    2. Transfer fruit into a lightly buttered 13"x9" baking dish; set aside.
  2. Step 2 – Prepare Toppping
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Whisk dry ingredients together in a medium bowl.
    3. Using a blade or hand mixer, beat butter, almond paste, and granulated sugar together until fluffy (about 4 minutes).
    4. Add eggs to mixture, beating after each addition.
    5. Mix in dry ingredients, until just combined.
  3. Step 3 – Assemble and Bake
    1. Drop batter over prepared fruit in large spoonfuls.
    2. Sprinkle almonds over the top.
    3. Place baking dish on a baking sheet and bake until topping is golden brown, and fruit juices are thick and bubbling (about 50-60 minutes).
    4. Let cobbler cool slightly before serving with cool vanilla ice cream.