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Old-fashioned Peach Cobbler Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream

SERVINGS
Serves 6 to 8 Servings
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Ingredients

Pastry:
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup cold milk
Filling:
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup cold milk
  • 5 cup frozen sliced peaches, thawed*
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoon butter or margarine, cut into small pieces

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Preheat oven to 425°F.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Gradually add milk, mixing with fork; shape into ball.

Remove 1/3 of pastry dough; set aside.

On lightly floured surface, roll out two thirds of pastry dough in an 11 3/4 inch x 7 3/4 inch oblong baking dish.

Place in baking dish.

Set aside.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine all filling ingredients except butter.

Spoon mixture into pastry; place pieces of butter over top.

  Roll out remaining dough; cut into 1/2 inch wide strips.

Place strips on peach filling to form lattice; trim dough on sides.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.

Tips:

*Substitute 4 cups fresh peaches, peeled and sliced.