A simple summer dessert, made with fresh peaches, cinnamon and a sugary cobbler crust. Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream.
Serves 4-6: Prep & Cook time 1 hour
8 Fresh ripe peaches, cut into 8 pieces
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
2 tbsp Soft Light Brown Sugar
Vanilla Ice Cream to serve
For the Cobbler
80g butter, chilled & cubed
200g Self Raising Four
100g Golden Caster Sugar
150ml Whole milk
1 tbsp Demerera Sugar
1/ Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the peaches in a shallow baking dish, sprinkle over the vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and 2 tbsp of water. Toss then put in the oven while you make the cobbler.
2/ Whizz the butter, flour, caster sugar and a pinch of salt in a food processor until resembling fine breadcrumbs. Mix in the milk to make very soft, spoonable dough.
3/ Take the baking dish out of the oven and spoon blobs of dough over the peaches, sprinkle with demerara sugar and bake for 40-45 minutes or until the peach mixture is bubbling and the cobbler is golden and cooked through. Serve hot in bowls with ice cream or custard.