Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler


Peach Cobbler

2 cups fresh or frozen peaches

3 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon lemon zest

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1 1/2 cups sugar, divided

1 cup flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup milk

1/4 cup shortening

1 tsp. vanilla

1 egg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine the fruit , 3/4 cup sugar, butter, lemon zest and cornstarch in a saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Set aside. Meanwhile, prepare the topping. In a bowl whisk together the flour , 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, shortening and salt. Add the milk, egg and vanilla and beat at medium speed for 3 minutes until smooth. Pour fruit into a 2 quart baking dish then pour the topping over the fruit. Bake for 40 minutes or until topping is golden and completely cooked.

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