RECIPE # 4027 - MOTLOW SKILLET COBBLER - Friday, August 10, 2007 - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

RECIPE # 4027 - MOTLOW SKILLET COBBLER - Friday, August 10, 2007

LYNNE TOLLEY / MISS MARY BOBO'S BOARDING HOUSE

Fruit Filling

1/4 c (1/2 stick) butter

1 c sugar

1/3 c whiskey

3 T all-purpose flour

10 c sliced, peeled fresh peaches and blackberries

 

Dumplings

2 c self-rising flour

1/4 c sugar

3/4 c milk

5 T butter, melted

1/2 t vanilla

Directions for Fruit filling:  Heat oven to 425 degrees.  Melt the butter in a 12 inch cast-iron skillet.  Stir in sugar, whiskey and flour; blend well.  Stir in the fruit and simmer over medium-high heat while preparing the dumplings

Directions for Dumplings: Combine the flour and sugar in a medium mixing bowl.  Stir in the milk, butter and vanilla just until a soft dough forms.  Drop by tablespoonfuls over the warm fruit.  Bake about 15 minutes or until the dumplings are lightly browned.  Serve warm or at room temperature with ice cream, whipped cream, or drizzled with heavy cream.  

Makes 10 to 12 servings

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