17 Perfect Peach Cobbler Recipes To Chose From

Peach cobbler, with its warm, gooey center and crumbly, golden top, is a perennial favorite.

It’s a timeless dessert that often evokes memories of summer gatherings, family reunions, and the sweet aroma of freshly baked peaches mingling with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Ina Garten Peach Cobbler
An Ina Garten Peach Cobbler (my favorite)

The peach cobbler’s origins can be traced back to the early settlers of America. These settlers were accustomed to making European pies, but without the same ingredients and tools, they had to improvise.

Using ingredients that were readily available, including peaches, they devised a dessert that combined the fruit with a biscuit-like topping.

Over the years, the peach cobbler evolved, retaining its comforting flavors and rustic charm.

While the classic peach cobbler is undeniably delicious, there are numerous ways to tweak and transform this traditional dish.

We’ve tried and tested some incredible peach cobbler recipes and we are here to share the very best of those with you today.

Let’s dig in:

Peach Cobbler Recipes For Novice Chefs

Let’s start with some easy-to-make peach cobblers for beginners:

1. 4-Ingredient Easy Peach Cobbler

Using just self-rising flour, granulated sugar, butter, and canned peaches in syrup, this simple peach cobbler is both quick to prepare and deliciously satisfying.

With only four ingredients, you can’t go far wrong with this recipe.

You can whip up this dessert in less than an hour and serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

2. Classic Peach Cobbler

The classic peach cobbler is a mix of fresh peaches, sugar, flour, milk, and a few other basic ingredients.

It serves as a foundation upon which countless variations can be built.

It’s a great recipe to nail the basics of this traditional dessert and create your own variations in the future.

3. Classic Bisquick™ Peach Cobbler

This traditional dessert from Betty Crocker uses Bisquick™ mix as its base for simplicity. Combine Bisquick™, milk, and nutmeg, then mix in melted butter to form the batter.

In a separate dish, sprinkle sugar over well-drained canned peach slices. Pour the Bisquick batter over the peaches and bake until golden.

The result is a comforting, sweet peach cobbler with a hint of nutmeg that was fuss-free to create.

4. Ina Garten Peach Cobbler

Ina Garten is known for creating simple, easy to recreate dishes that are delicious. Her peach cobbler is no different.

Just because it is a simple recipe, that doesnt mean you wont get excited about it.

One of the best things about this recipe is you are likely to have all of the ingredients at home already.

An Ina Garten peach cobbler combines peach wedges with sugar, orange zest & juice, butter and some cornstarch to thicken. The orange gives a real flavor pop.

The peaches are then baked under a dough which has a texture like a light, airy cake. Perfectly buttery, topped with sugar and cinnamon.

The dough is perfect and the aromas from the orange and cinnamon fill your senses.

Peach Cobbler Recipes That Pack A Punch

If you’ve got the basics under your belt and you’re ready to level up your cobbler game, we’ve got some delicious ideas for you:

5. Bourbon Peach Cobbler

Add a splash of bourbon to your peach mixture for a deeper, slightly smoky flavor that enhances the sweetness of the peaches.

We enjoy this recipe served with salted caramel ice cream.

6. Ginger-Peach Cobbler

Add finely grated ginger to your peach filling for a warming kick.

The spice of the ginger juxtaposed with the sweetness of the peaches makes for a tantalizing taste.

We think it transforms this classic summer dessert into a real winter warmer.

7. Almond Peach Cobbler

Change up this classic dessert by using almond extract alongside vanilla for a nutty undertone.

You can also sprinkle slivered almonds on top before baking for a beautiful, crunchy garnish.

8. Cookie Peach Cobbler

For the cookie lovers out there, swap your traditional cobbler topping for slices of cookie dough.

This creates a super indulgent dish that even the kids will love.

Serve with chocolate chip ice cream to complete the cookie experience.

9. Coconut Peach Cobbler

For a tropical twist on the classic, add coconut extract and shredded coconut to the mix.

Coconut and peach work wonders together and transport you to warm beaches and cool cocktails.

Peach Cobbler With A Savory Twist

Hear us out – there’s something weird and wonderful about incorporating savory flavors into your cobbler. You have to give these recipes a try to really understand:

10. Rosemary Peach Cobbler

While it might sound unconventional, adding a little rosemary to your peach mixture introduces a fragrant, earthy note.

Combined with a dash of cinnamon, this combination really elevates the dish.

Peach Cobbler Recipes With Other Fruits

If more fruit is more to your taste then peaches work wonderfully with berries to make a truly divine cobbler – let’s take a look at some ideas:

11. Blackberry And Peach Cobbler

Paula Deen’s blackberry and peach cobbler is a must-try!

Renowned for her Southern cooking, she offers a delightful twist to the traditional peach cobbler by incorporating blackberries.

The combination of the tartness of blackberries with the sweet peaches results in a beautifully balanced dessert that’s perfect for the fall.

12. Peach And Blueberry Cobbler

The subtle blueberry flavors introduced in this recipe bring the classic peach cobbler to a whole new level – plus, the blueberries add a beautiful splash of color to the finished dish.

Serve this dish warm with a big dollop of vanilla ice cream.

13. Peach, Raspberry And Blueberry Cobbler

If you enjoyed the above recipe, then you’re going to want to add raspberries into the mix too.

This dish is topped with cinnamon-infused sour cream biscuits that will really make your mouth water.

Vegan And Gluten Free Peach Cobbler Recipes

If you’re vegan of gluten-intolerant, we have a couple of recipes so you can enjoy this delightful dessert:

14. Vegan Peach Cobbler

Make your cobbler vegan-friendly by using vegan butter and soy milk.

If you’re not a fan of soy milk, you can use almond or oat milk instead.

Serve with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream.

15. Gluten-free Peach Cobbler

If you’re gluten intolerant, you don’t have to miss out on this delicious dessert.

Swap some of the traditional ingredients for gluten-free flour (or almond flour), and gluten-free baking powder.

Peach Cobbler Muffins And Cakes

If you’re not yet all cobbler-ed out, we’ve got some takes on the traditional recipe that you have to try.

16. Peach Cobbler Muffins

Transform the classic cobbler into breakfast muffins that the whole family will demolish.

Incorporate canned peaches into your favorite muffin recipe, like the one above, and sprinkle with a streusel topping before baking.

17. Peach Cobbler Dump Cake

The Peach Cobbler Dump Cake is a delightful fusion of cobbler richness and dump cake ease.

Utilizing canned peaches in heavy syrup, a boxed yellow cake mix, butter, and a hint of cinnamon, this dessert offers robust flavors with minimal effort.

Once baked, the dessert reveals a crumbly, golden-brown top with a luscious peach layer beneath.

Serve warm, perhaps with a scoop of ice cream, to enjoy the combined simplicity and taste of this peach cobbler dump cake.

Peach Cobbler Serving Suggestions

Vanilla ice cream is a classic pairing for the rich and comforting flavors of peach cobbler, but there are so many different options that can accentuate this dish – let’s take a look at some of them below.

1. Classic Companions

Vanilla Ice Cream: The coolness and creaminess of vanilla ice cream against the warm and crumbly peach cobbler create a divine contrast in temperature and texture.

Whipped Cream: A dollop of freshly whipped cream, possibly infused with a hint of almond or vanilla extract, can add a light and airy complement to the dense cobbler.

2. Flavored Creams And Custards

Cinnamon Cream: Infuse your whipped cream with a hint of cinnamon or nutmeg for an extra layer of warmth.

Bourbon Cream: A touch of bourbon whipped into your cream can provide a rich and smoky undertone.

Crème Anglaise: This light pouring custard is a luxurious addition that offers a velvety layer beneath or atop your cobbler.

3. Fresh Garnishes

Mint: Fresh mint leaves can provide a refreshing contrast, both visually and flavor-wise.

Berry Medley: A mix of fresh berries like raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries can add a tart counterpoint to the sweet peaches.

4. Nuts And Seeds

Toasted Almonds or Pecans: A sprinkle of toasted nuts can add a delightful crunch and a nutty flavor.

Chia Seeds or Flaxseeds: For a healthier twist, sprinkle these seeds for added texture and a boost of omega-3s.

Take a look at these delicious peach recipes.

In Summary

The beauty of peach cobbler lies in its versatility. Whether you stick to the traditional recipe or decide to venture out with these innovative twists, the result is bound to be delectable.

Many cobblers will call for canned peaches, but if you have fresh peaches that are past their best, this is a great way to use them up and prevent waste.

We’ve included a wide selection of peach cobbler recipes above – from the classics, to added berries, and even a savory option – which variety will become your new go-to recipe?

Still hungry? We’ve got some wonderful peach recipes from Ina Garten you can try.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes peach cobbler gummy?

Peach cobbler can become gummy when there’s too much moisture in the filling or when the batter is overmixed, leading to the development of excess gluten.

How do you keep peach cobbler crust from getting soggy?

To prevent a soggy crust, ensure that your peaches are well-drained, consider pre-baking the bottom crust slightly before adding the filling, and bake at the recommended temperature to allow the crust to cook properly.

Is frozen or canned peaches better for peach cobbler?

Both frozen and canned peaches can work well for peach cobbler; however, many prefer canned peaches due to their consistent texture and sweetness, while others opt for frozen peaches for a fresher taste. Ensure proper drainage for both to avoid excess moisture.

17 Perfect Peach Cobbler Recipes To Try

Recipe by Barbara HuntCourse: Cookbooks


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  • Select a peach cobbler recipe from above
  • Gather your ingredients
  • Make your cobbler
  • Enjoy with ice cream.
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