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Old Fashion Peach Cobbler Recipe

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Shirley Goodar


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 T white sugar
1 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
1 egg
1/4 cup cold water
3 lbs. fresh peaches
peeled - pitted & sliced
1/4 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup orange juice

1/2 cup butter
2 cup white sugar
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1 T corn starch
1 T white sugar
1 T butter melted

Pre-heat oven 350

In medium bowl, sift together flour, 3 T sugar .& salt. Work in shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl whisk together egg and cold water. Sprinkle over flour mixture and work with hands to form dough into a ball. Chill 30 minutes.

Roll out half of dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Place in 9x13 baking dish, covering bottom & halfway up sides. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

In large sauce pan, mix the peaches, lemon juice, and orange juice. Add 1/2 butter, cook over med-low heat until butter is melted.

In a small mixing bowl, stir together 2 cups sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and cornstarch; mix into peach mixture. Remove from heat and pour into baked crust.

Roll remaining dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut into half inch wide strips. Weave strips into a lattice over peaches. Sprinkle with 1 T sugar and drizzle with 1 T melted butter.

Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This peach cobbler is just like my mother's and grandmother.





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