Taste of Summer Blueberry and Peach Cobbler

Frozen fruit lets you enjoy this antioxidant-rich blueberry and peach cobbler long before the first fresh peaches appear in grocery stores.

Yield:

8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 261
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 7.1 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 46 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 43 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Calcium 56 mg

Ingredients

1 pound frozen sliced peaches
1 pound frozen blueberries
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon grated whole nutmeg (optional)
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon turbinado sugar (optional)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine 1/2 cup granulated sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and nutmeg (if desired) in a small bowl. Add sugar mixture to fruit, tossing to coat. Spoon fruit mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine buttermilk and egg in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir until moist.

Drop dough by spoonfuls onto fruit mixture to form 8 dumplings. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar, if desired. Cover and bake at 400° for 35 minutes; uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until browned.

Note:

Greg Patent,

May 2002