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PEACH COBBLER

Source: The Right Bite Cookbook, UT Extension

Makes: 6 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice
  • 4 cups unsweetened peach slices
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or 1 packet saccharin or acesulfame-K (Sweet One®)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat margarine
  • 5-6 tablespoons skim milk

Directions:

Peach Filling:

  • 1. Combine cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of apple juice. Mix well.
  • 2. Combine peaches, ½ cup apple juice and nutmeg in sauce pan. Cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer ten minutes.
  • 3. Stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir constantly until thickened.
  • 4. Remove from heat and cool.
  • 5. Spray baking pan with vegetable spray and pour peach mixture into pan.

Biscuit Crust:

  • 1. Combine flours, baking powder, and sugar or sugar substitute.
  • 2. Cut in margarine until dough resembles coarse meal.
  • 3. Shape into ball.
  • 4. Roll dough out on lightly floured surface into a rectangle.
  • 5. Place over peaches, cut a few slits over surface of dough to allow steam to escape.
  • 6. Bake cobbler at 425 degrees for ten minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for twenty-five minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size 1 cup
  • Calories 158
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Sodium: 107 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 33 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 4 g

Nutrition Tips:

Use fruit juice to sweeten with less sugar.

Add whole-wheat flour to boost the fiber of this dessert.

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