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Jul 13, 2020

Mini Peach Cobblers

When you have fresh sweet peaches available, be sure to make these little peach cobblers.

Mini Peach Cobblers topped with whipped cream

These mini peach cobblers are a breeze to make too! Just mix the peaches with some brown sugar, nutmeg, and lemon zest, and divide them among 8 mini ramekins. Top them with an easy to make biscuit dough, and bake!

You can even prep the biscuit dough in advance and keep it in the refrigerator for up to three days, making these cobblers even easier to make.

If you don't have mini ramekins, you can bake them in four 4-inch ramekins. The baking time should be about the same.

Mini peach cobblers that are baked

Peeling Peaches:

An easy way to peel peaches is to cut a small X in the peel at the bottom of the fruit and then plunge them into boiling water for one minute. Next put them in a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking. 

The skin just slides right off. You can see a photo of a peeled peach in my post about peach shortcakes

Finding good peaches:

It's sometimes so hard to find good peaches at the supermarket. It seems like they sometimes go from rock hard to mealy with nothing in between. I have found one grocery store that sells only local produce, and their peaches are always juicy and sweet after a couple of days on the counter.

You can usually find great peaches at farmers markets, but we only have one once a week.

Mini Peach cobbler spoonful

Can I substitute other fruit?

Yes, you can! Plums, apricots, and nectarines will all work with this recipe. You don't even need to peel them. For another twist, be sure to try Johnnycake Cobblers too! 

More peachy recipes:

Individual Peach Cobblers topped with whipped cream

This month, the Baking Bloggers are baking with Peaches. I can't wait to check out everyone's recipes.

Mini Peach Cobblers

Mini Peach Cobblers
Yield: 8 servings
Author: Karen Kerr
When you have fresh sweet peaches available, be sure to make these little peach cobblers.


For the Peach Filling
  • 1 pound fresh peaches, peeled and cut into bit-sized pieces (1/2 inch slices cut into thirds). 
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • Lemon zest from 1/2 of a large lemon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
For the Biscuit Topping Dough
  • 2 1/4 ounces (1/2 cup) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon plus one teaspoon) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes. 


To Make the Peach Filling
  1. Place the cut peaches in a medium bowl. Add the brown sugar, nutmeg, lemon zest, and lemon juice and stir. 
  2. Divide the filling among 8 two and a half inch ramekins or among 4 four inch ramekins. 
  3. Dot the peaches with the softened butter. 
To make the Biscuit Topping and Baking the Cobblers
  1. Heat the oven to 375 degrees F and place 8 mini or 4 regular sized ramekins on a baking sheet or in a casserole dish.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, process the flour, 2 tablespoons of the sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. Add the cold butter cubes and pulse until the butter is cut into tiny pieces.
  4. Evenly divide the topping among the ramekins.
  5. Bake the cobblers for 30 to 35 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a rack to cool.
  7. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream.
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Recipe adapted from Bite-Size Desserts by Carole Bloom

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  1. Looks delicious Karen and love those individual servings

  2. You are really getting your use out of those mini ramekins. I"m going to have to break down and get some.

    1. I know!! I bought them a long time ago and finally decided to use them!!

  3. Those ramekins are adorable! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I can't wait to try it.

  4. My hubby will love these individual servings, they are tempting, must try them as soon I get hold of some peaches.

  5. These are just the CUTEST ever! I adore individual desserts - aside from the cute factor they are so great for portions and ease of serving!


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