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Recipe of the Week, Oct. 20: Pear & Apple Cobbler

Posted by on Oct. 20, 2013 at 9:15 AM
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This cobbler from Gina Neely is a real winner. My family loves it. If you don't have self-rising flour for the topping, you need to add 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and a pinch of salt.

Gina's Pear and Apple Cobbler

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Rated 5 stars out of 5
Prep 25 min
Cook 40 min
Yield:6 to 8 servings
Level:Easy

Ingredients

  • Butter or nonstick spray, for baking dish
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled, cored and sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled, cored and sliced Bosc pears
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, divided

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Ice cream, for serving
  • Whipped Cream

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or spray a 9 by 9-inch baking dish.

Toss the apples, pears, sugar, flour, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, salt, and 2 tablespoons of the butter together in a large bowl. Add to the prepared baking dish and dot with the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.

In another bowl, combine the self-rising flour, sugar, salt, and egg. With a spoon, drop the topping onto the apples and top with pats of butter. Bake until the crust is golden and the fruit is tender the cobbler for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream and Whipped Cream

Ingredients

  • Butter or nonstick spray, for baking dish
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled, cored and sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled, cored and sliced Bosc pears
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, divided

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Ice cream, for serving
  • Whipped Cream, for serving, recipe follows

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or spray a 9 by 9-inch baking dish.

Toss the apples, pears, sugar, flour, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, salt, and 2 tablespoons of the butter together in a large bowl. Add to the prepared baking dish and dot with the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.

In another bowl, combine the self-rising flour, sugar, salt, and egg. With a spoon, drop the topping onto the apples and top with pats of butter. Bake until the crust is golden and the fruit is tender the cobbler for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream and Whipped Cream

Recipe courtesy The Neelys

by on Oct. 20, 2013 at 9:15 AM
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