California Fresh Apricot Cobbler
Contributed by: News Canada
Think dessert first! Fresh California apricots star in delicious summer cobbler
(NC) - A traditional summer cobbler is one way to savour luscious apricots. Easy to prepare, this cobbler makes a delicious dessert or afternoon snack. Some even like it for breakfast. In Fresh California Apricot Cobbler, apricot halves are tossed with sugar, flour and cinnamon, and then layered beneath a walnut shortcake topping. Perfect served warm or cold.
Prep Time: 35 minutes
- 6 cups fresh apricot halves (about 2 pounds)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cold
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup milk
Preheat oven to 425 F.
Toss apricots with next 3 ingredients; arrange evenly in un-greased 11 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch glass baking dish. Combine 3/4 cup flour and next 3 ingredients; cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Stir in milk until mixture pulls away from sides of bowl and forms clumps. Gently stir in walnuts; drop 8 spoonfuls of dough on top of apricots.
Bake until dough is golden brown and filling bubbles, about 30 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
For more information and recipes, visit www.califapricot.com .
Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings