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Building a Cobbler

December 31, 2016

Building a Cobbler

 

Build a cobbler from the bottom up.   There are two basic formulas to follow: one for berries and stone fruits (fruits with a center pit, like peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines, and cherries); and one for apples or pears.   Follow either recipe and use the fruit of your choice; stir all ingredients together in 9×9 baking dish and set aside to make topping.

 

Formula for Berries and Stone Fruits

 

5 ½ cups berries or pitted stone fruits

¼ cup sugar

2 Tbsp quick tapioca

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp almond extract

 

Formula for Apples and Pears

 

5 cups peeled, cored, sliced apples or pears

1/3 cup sugar

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla

1 Tbsp quick tapioca

1 Tbsp flour

 

After you have made your filling, you can put two kinds of toppings over it:  a crisp and lacy one with oats and a touch of cinnamon; or a tender biscuit topping sweetened with brown sugar.   Mix and match either topping will work over either fruit mixture.   Mix the ingredients in a bowl with a fork, crumble the oat topping and drop the biscuit topping evenly over the fruit base.

 

Oat Topping

 

½ cup flour

½ cup oats

½ cup sugar

¼ cup chopped nuts

¼ cup butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp cinnamon

dash nutmeg

 

Biscuit Topping

 

1 cup flour

½ cup milk

1/3 cup oats

¼ cup butter

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

dash nutmeg

 

Bake cobbler at 375 degrees F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.

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