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Sourdough peach cobbler makes the perfect dessert! The sourdough balances so well with the sweet peaches. Peach cobbler is the queen of summer desserts.
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Sourdough peach cobbler makes the perfect dessert! The sourdough balances so well with the sweet peaches. Peach cobbler is the queen of summer desserts. You can make This recipe on any summer day for a sweet treat, just as long as you have a few fresh peaches on hand and some sourdough starter!

Who doesn’t love warm, buttery peach cobbler with a ton of ice cream on top? This here should be the definition of summer. When I was younger my mom used to take us to peach farms and we would pick boxes upon boxes of big juicy peaches! having peaches always reminds me of childhood.

Not going to lie, this recipe took me a few batches to perfect. In the last 10 years of my married life I made countless of cobblers, but never sourdough cobbler. I’ve been making peach cobbler 3 nights in a row, trying to perfect this sourdough peach cobbler! I don’t think my boys minded one bit. It was fun ranking the cobblers from worst to best.

Even though I had a few fails, they were still all delicious. And we ate all of it. But I do think that I’ve reached my limit of peach cobbler for the summer….until next season. When apples will start to come in, then it will be cobbler on repeat again! That’s why I love making cobblers. You can change the fruit throughout the year, depending on what season you are in. Not to mention it takes less than an hour start to finish to make this sourdough peach cobbler. What can be better than that!

This sourdough peach cobbler is very easy to make! It only has a few steps and simple ingredients.

Dessert made to impress

This dessert is certainly made to impress! Sourdough peach cobbler is perfect to take to a summer BBQ, or any gathering, or just make it for yourself as an after dinner treat! This peach cobbler is delicious when it comes out of the oven and topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, but it is just as tasty served cool.

Tips:

  • Use semi hard peaches, very ripe peaches will result become very mushy.
  • For the topping, warm the honey for 20 seconds, mix it with the milk

What you will need to make sourdough peach cobbler

Baking vessel

Knife

mixing bowl

wooden spoon

Peeler

Ingredient’s

Topping:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sourdough starter. ( Active )
  • 4 tbl butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Peaches:

  • 5 big peaches
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4tbl butter

Instructions to make sourdough peach cobbler

Start with the peaches, If your peaches are soft you will have to blanch them to easily remove the skin. Start by placing the peaches in a pot with boiling water for 1 minute. Using a slotted spoon take the peaches out and place them in a bowl with ice water to cool them off. Slip the skins off the peaches. If you have harder peaches you can just use a peeler to take the skin off. Or if you don’t mind the skin you can leave it on.

Cut the peaches into slices, about 1/4 inch in thickness.

Hand holding a peach while making slices

Pre-heat the oven to 400F. Add all the peach slices into an oven safe pan, to the peaches add 1 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1 tbl flour, mix. To the top of the peaches add a 4tbl of cold sliced butter. Bake the peaches for 20 minutes.

While the peaches are baking get started on the topping. To a mixing bowl add 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup heavy cream. 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1/2 cup active sourdough starter. Read how to make sourdough starter here

Once the peaches are done baking, take it out of the oven. Then pour the batter onto the hot peaches. Lastly, add 1/2 a stick of butter slices on top of the batter. Bake at 400F for 25-30 minutes or until the dough is cooked through.

Sliced peaches in a glass dish with sourdough batter on top

Let the sourdough peach cobbler cool down for 10 minutes before digging in. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

Can you use canned or frozen peaches?

Yes absolutely, If your using canned peaches then don’t add the sugar to the peaches. Canned peaches are usually very sweet. If you are using frozen peaches, proceed with the recipe as usual.

Can Sourdough peach cobbler be made ahead of time?

Yes! you can make the cobbler hours ahead of time. Just reheat it in the microwave for a few minutes before serving.

Substitutions

You can use sugar instead of honey, or vice versa.

Add any fruit you want into this cobbler, there are so many options! Peaches with raspberry, Peaches with basil, Or berry medley, even apples! these are just to name a few.

Sourdough peach cobbler

lizasfarmhouse
Sourdough peach cobbler makes the perfect dessert! The sourdough balances so well with the sweet peaches. In less than an hour you can have a crowd pleaser dessert.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8 people

Equipment

  • Baking vessel
  • Knife
  • mixing bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • peeler

Ingredients
  

Topping

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup  sourdough starter. ( Leavened )
  • 4 tbl cold butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

peaches

  • 5 big peaches
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbl butter

Instructions
 

peaches

  • Start with the peaches, If your peaches are soft you will have to blanch them to easily remove the skin. Start by placing the peaches in a pot with boiling water for 1 minute. Using a slotted spoon take the peaches out and place them in a bowl with ice water to cool them off. Slip the skins off the peaches. If you have harder peaches you can just use a peeler to take the skin off. Or if you don’t mind the skin you can leave it on.
    Cut the peaches into slices, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400F. Add all the peach slices into an oven safe pan, to the peaches add 1 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1 tbl flour, mix. To the top of the peaches add a 4tbl of cold sliced butter. Bake the peaches for 20 minutes.

Topping

  • While the peaches are baking, to a mixing bowl add 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1/2 cup sourdough starter. Mix it all together. Read how to make sourdough starter here.
  • Once the peaches are done baking, take it out of the oven. Then pour the batter onto the hot peaches. Lastly, add 1/2 a stick of butter slices on top of the batter. Bake at 400F for 25-30 minutes or until the dough is cooked through.
  • Let the sourdough peach cobbler cool down for 10 minutes before digging in. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
Keyword peach cobbler, sourdough peach cobbler

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