Fresh Peach Cobbler Recipe! Delicious Old Fashioned Taste!

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You are going to absolutely fall in love with this fresh peach cobbler recipe!! It is a traditional cobbler. There is only one TRUE cobbler. Creamy, fluffy, buttery old fashioned flavor!

Not a pile of fruit filling with pie crust thrown on top. No! That is not a cobbler. Sorry. Click To Tweet

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

The best peaches in the WORLD are found right here in Colorful Colorado! I’m not kidding. Palisade peaches make this fresh peach cobbler recipe even better.

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

If you’re ever in Colorado in late August or early September, do yourself a favor and get your hands on some Palisade Peaches!!

Be sure to get freestone and NOT cling. The flavor you get from the freestone peaches is like none other!! They are so juicy you have to eat them over the kitchen sink. 

Fresh Peach Cobbler Recipe

You are going to start by making a fruit syrup mixture. Combine 1 cup of sugar, the fruit, and 1/2 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

Set the peach sugar mixture aside.

Is your mouth watering yet??!

Next, melt the butter…

A whole yummy stick of butter!

Your oven should be preheated at this point. Just pop the skillet with the butter right in the oven to melt while you mix the batter.

The batter is super simple! Mix the self-rising flour, 1 cup of sugar, and the milk. Mix slowly to prevent lumps in the batter.


Now we pour the batter for our fresh peach cobbler into the melted butter!


Fresh peach cobbler recipe


You absolutely MUST resist the urge to stir the batter into the butter!! Click To Tweet


If you stir, it will fall.

Your peach cobbler will not rise properly potentially ending in a soggy mess.

Can you even believe how stinking easy this fresh peach cobbler recipe is so far? We’re almost done!

Now you want to carefully spoon the fruit and syrup mixture over the batter. No dumping!


Fresh Peach Cobbler Ready For The Oven!

Sprinkle some cinnamon on top and bake in a 350-degree oven for 30-45 minutes until golden brown.

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

Fresh peach cobbler is very tasty on its own, however, a big dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream and we’re talking big league!

Fresh peach cobbler recipe

Can I use canned peaches for this recipe?


You most definitely can use any canned fruit! I was thinking about trying a mandarine orange cobbler!

How good would that be??!

It would taste just like an orange creamsicle. Nom!!

You can also use FROZEN peaches! By the way, if you want to know how to freeze fresh peaches, CLICK HERE!


Fresh Peach Cobbler

A classic peach cobbler! Creamy, buttery, old fashioned delicious taste. This cobbler is the real deal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 4 cups sliced peaches You can use any fresh fruit you like! Blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, apples...the sky is the limit!
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar divided
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour **If you don't have self-rising flour you can make it very easily! To make 1 cup of self-rising flour mix 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1 1/2 tsp baking powder.**
  • 1 1/2 cups milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine peaches, 1 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring fruit and sugar mixture to a boil over medium-low heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a 10 inch cast iron skillet or a 3-quart baking dish.
  • Mix 1 cup sugar, flour, and milk slowly so there are no clumps. You don't want clumps!
  • Pour the batter mixture over the melted butter in the cast iron skillet. DO NOT STIR!!
  • Gently spoon fruit and syrup mixture over the top of the batter. DON'T JUST PLOP IT IN! If you plop it, your cobbler will not rise properly.
  • Sprinkle the top with cinnamon and bake 30-45 minutes until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
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Leigh Ann Schooley is the owner and founder of Making My Abode, a blog dedicated to helping homemakers live well and simply on one income. She is a believer, wife, and mother of three with more than sixteen years of homemaking experience. Leigh Ann is the recipient of the Wife of The Year award eighteen years running. She has also won the Mother of The Year award every year for the past sixteen years. She is a Colorado native raised by her dad who taught her almost everything she knows. Leigh Ann lives with her husband and family in Colorado.

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