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Peach and Blackberry Cobbler


  • 6-8 large peaches peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 c. fresh blackberries
  • 1/3 c. brown sugar
  • 1/3 c. granulated sugar
  • zest of one lemon
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • Topping:
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. quick oats
  • 1/3 c. brown sugar
  • 1/3 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter cubed
  • 1/3 c. boiling water
  • Sugar topping:
  • 4 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts. cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°.
  2. Peel and slice the peaches into a large bowl. Add in the black berries. Sprinkle the sugars, cinnamon, corn starch lemon zest and juice and nutmeg over the fruit. Stir to coat.

  3. Pour into an ungreased 9x9 baking dish. Bake this for 10 minutes, then remove from oven.

  4. In another bowl, mix the flour, sugars, baking powder and salt together. Cut the butter into this mixture and either using your fingers or a pastry blender blend until you have small pea size pieces. Pour in the boiling water and stir until it is combined.
  5. Spoon this mixture over the fruit and spreads gently to cover. I parts of my fruit showing through.
  6. For the final topping, mix the white sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle on top of cobbler. Bake for around 35 minutes until topping is golden brown.
  7. Serve this warm or hot out of the oven with either ice cream or whipped cream.

  8. Bon Appetite!