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Peach Cobbler


  • 3 cups sliced fresh peaches
  • ¾ cup sugar plus one tablespoon divided
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • ½ cup milk


  • Grease a 7x11 inch casserole dish.
  • Combine flour and sugar.
  • Place sliced peaches in dish and sprinkle with flour and sugar mix.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over the flour/sugar mixture and top with butter.
  • Allow peaches to sit while you combine the dough.
  • Sift one cup of flour.
  • Sift together the sifted flour, baking powder, salt, one tablespoon sugar.
  • Cut in shortening to the flour mixture.
  • Stir in milk to make a soft dough.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto peaches.
  • Bake for 425 degrees for 30 minutes.


The pan size I used was 7x10 inch, but 7x11 inch may be more common.