Almond-Apple-Berry Cobbler With Vanilla-Brown Sugar Cream

Fresh berries make this a summertime favorite. The Vanilla-Brown Sugar Cream is wonderful in coffee.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 18 Minutes
Cook: 43 Minutes

Ingredients

3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons almond paste, softened
1 2/3 cups all-purpose baking mix*
1 cup milk
1/4 cup unsalted butter
2 (21-ounce) cans apple pie filling
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
1 cup fresh raspberries or blackberries
2/3 cup all-purpose baking mix*
1/3 cup chopped almonds
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

Preparation

Beat together granulated sugar and almond paste at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add 1 2/3 cups baking mix. Gradually add milk, and beat until smooth. Pour batter into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add pie filling and next 4 ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, until heated. Stir in berries. Spoon filling evenly over batter.

Combine 2/3 cup baking mix, almonds, and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Cut in 2 tablespoons butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Sprinkle streusel over filling.

Bake at 350° for 40 to 43 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm with Vanilla-Brown Sugar Cream.

Note:

Robert Gadsby, Great Falls, Montana,

Southern Living Cook-Off Cookbook

July 2004