Fruit Cobbler

From: (Marcia)

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1993 06:15:57 GMT

Since the summer fruits are coming in, here is a cobbler recipe from my
mother that is kind of a summer tradition. The measurements and ingredients
are from the card she wrote them out on, and I've tried to retain the "flavor"
of the written recipe...

1 can (1 lb 13 oz) fruit and syrup OR
3 cups fresh fruit sweetened and 3/4 c. water
    (6-7 good sized peaches - peeled and sliced)
    (can also use blueberries, or a mixture of peaches and blueberries)
1 T. cornstarch
2 T. cold water
1 T. butter or margarine
1/2 recipes shortcake dough (follows)

Heat oven to 400F.
Heat sweetened fruit and water (or canned fruit and juice).
Blend cornstarch with 2 T. water and stir into heated fruit. Heat to boiling,
stirring constantly, and boil 1 minute. Pour into 2 quart casserole. Dot with
Drop dough by spoonsful onto hot fruit. Bake about 20 minutes. Serve warm

The following IS 1/2 recipes shortcake dough

1 1/6 cups Bisquick
1 1/2 T. sugar
1 1/2 T. butter, melted and cooled
1/4 cup milk

Mix all ingredients to form a soft dough.


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