Friday, March 8, 2013

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is one of those recipes passed down from mothers to daughters when our moms knew we do not know how to cook and were missing some of our favorites from our childhood. 

My mother wrote down a bunch of recipes when I first went to college. She knew that I knew nothing about cooking. She felt that this one, along about 15 others, would be super easy for a novice cook. She was oh so right. She knew her daughter only as a mother can.

Just add a scoop of your favorite ice cream or frozen yogurt, and you have one super easy dessert.

Now! Let's talk about nutrition or the lack thereof. Keep in mind that the calorie count does not include the ice cream. Even though the fat content is high, there are a goodly number of other trace vitamins and minerals contained in this recipe. This is one of those that you definitely would not want to have several times a week.

Do you want to know when I use this dessert recipe? When pushed for time and company is coming. I am not kidding. Folks will think you spent hours making home baked cobbler just for them, when in fact you didn't even break a sweat. The real beauty is that you can use any fruit, fresh or frozen, that you may already have on hand. This cobbler was made from frozen peaches I had peeled and sugar down prior to freezing down last year.

Hope you enjoy this golden oldie as you take a stroll down memory lane. Enjoy!

Here is my recipe:
2` sticks butter, melted
1 cup sugar
1 cup Jackie's Quick Bread Flour Blend (or flour choice)
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups sweetened fruit of choice

Here is how I put this recipe together:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Melt butter in bottom of 2½ quart baking dish. In separate bowl, combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt and stir in milk until smooth. Pour batter into butter, but DO NOT STIR. Add sweetened blackberries. Again, DO NOT STIR. The batter will rise to the top during the cooking process. Place in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until browned. Remove from oven; cool on wire rack.

Servings: 8

Oven Temperature: 350°F

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Calories Per Serving:305.43
Calories From Fat (66%) 203.04

% Daily Value
Total Fat 23.04 g 35%
Saturated Fat 14.51 g 73%
Cholesterol 60.74 mg 20%
Sodium 204.97 mg 9%
Potassium 9.76 mg <1 nbsp="">
Total Carbohydrates 25.67 g 9%
Fiber 0.16 g <1 nbsp="">
Sugar 25.09 g
Protein 0.38 g <1>
Copper 01 mg 0%
Energy 1277.95
Glucose 0 g
Iron 0.02 mg <1 nbsp="">
Lactose 0 g
Lysine 0.02 g
Magnesium 0.57 mg <1 nbsp="">
Manganese 0 mg 0%
Net Carbohydrates 25.51 g
Phosphorus 6.78 mg <1 nbsp="">
Riboflavin 0.01 mg <1 nbsp="">
Selenium 0.43 mcg <1 font="">0 mg 0%
Vitamin A 705.97 IU 14%
Vitamin B12 0.05 mcg <1 nbsp="">
Vitamin B6 0 mg 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Vitamin D 16.95 IU 4%
Vitamin E 0.66 mg 7%
Vitamin K 1.9 8 mcg 2%
Zinc 0.03 mg <1 nbsp="" span="">

Author: Dr. Jacquelyn P. Horne
Copyright: 2013

1 comment:

  1. YUM! This cobbler looks great! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

    Thanks for linking back to the Gluten Free Fridays post!

    Party starts tonight at 7:05 pm eastern time! Hope to see you there!

    Cindy from


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