Cakery Friday: Peachberry Cobbler in a Jar



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Ok, maybe not the most original idea {see here}. But isn’t imitation the highest form of flattery? Although baking in mason jars can get a little messy {think blueberry gooeyness overtaking everything} they are ridiculously delicious and so much fun.

Gather all of the ingredients.



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In a small bowl whisk together 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of corn starch, a pinch of cinnamon and a pinch of salt.



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Slice up 2 peaches into 1-inch chunks and add to bowl along with a pint of fresh blueberries.



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Fold together using a rubber spatula. Finally, fold in 1 teaspoon of lemon zest and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Divide into 4 pint sized mason jars.



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Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes {will be bubbly and gooey!}.

Prepare the biscuit crust:

In a large bowl whisk together 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons cornmeal, 1/4 cup of sugar, and 2 teaspoons baking powder.



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In a small bowl combine 4 tablespoons melted butter, 1/3 cup buttermilk, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.



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Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.



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Remove the mason jars from the oven and top with a large dollop of the biscuit dough. {I hate to admit it, but I think I was probably very cautious during this step, and did not place enough biscuit dough on the top, allowing the blueberry/peach mixture to somewhat overtake my biscuits. Still delicious, but not the most beautiful end product.} ** Before returning the mason jars to the oven, turn temperature to 425 degrees!  Bake for 10-15 minutes, until berries are bubbling and biscuit is golden brown.



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Enjoy warm {with a big dollop of ice cream!}



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For a printer-friendly version of this recipe, click here: Peachberry Cobbler

Happy Baking!

xoxo,

Ali



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2 Comments on Cakery Friday: Peachberry Cobbler in a Jar

  1. Cindy
    September 28, 2010 at 10:38 pm (4 years ago)

    Oh dear…that looks and sounds absolutely heavenly! I never knew you could bake in those jars either. Cool!

  2. jenn
    September 3, 2010 at 10:35 pm (4 years ago)

    this is genius! I’ve never seen baking IN A MASON JAR before! i love it! yummmmmmm

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