Cast Iron Peach Cobbler

"Sweet warm peaches get topped off with an old fashioned cobbler topping in this Cast Iron Peach Cobbler. A marriage of a cake and a biscuit make the perfect “crisp on top, soft in the center” topping. Making this peach cobbler in a cast iron skillet is what gives it that perfect bake and caramelized peaches."
-- @theovenlight

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This peach cobbler is a complete crowd pleaser and will be sure to delight adults and children. It's a super simple dessert that comes together in a pinch and can be made ahead of time. Easily adaptable to make gluten-free or vegan, you'll want to make this all year round.

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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 6 cups peach slices, frozen or fresh
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 whole milk, or dairy free milk of choice
  • 1 cup all purpose flour, or gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup boiling water


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Add peaches to the bottom of a 10" or 12" cast iron skillet.

  • Step 3

    Using a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar on medium low speed.

  • Step 4

    In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the butter.

  • Step 5

    Slowly add milk.

  • Step 6

    Once fully combined spread batter over the top of the fruit.

  • Step 7

    Prepare the topping. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.

  • Step 8

    Sift sugar mixture over the peaches. (Or sprinkle with a spoon if you don't have a sifter.)

  • Step 9

    Using a teapot or pan, bring water to a boil.

  • Step 10

    Once oven is at 350°F, pour boiling water over the entire top of cobbler and immediately place on center rack in oven.

  • Step 11

    Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or until the top is crunchy and golden brown (checking at 45 minutes).

  • Step 12

    Allow to cool slightly before serving.

  • Step 13

    Will stay fresh in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

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