Fresh-out-of-the-oven peach cobbler is famous in the South. You’ll find these delicious deep-dish fruit desserts layered with biscuity-pie-dough crust at potlucks, cookouts and family reunions. To honor this favorite Southern dessert, we urge you to share the love on National Peach Cobbler Day this year. Bake one for your family and friends on April 13 and add a bit of springtime if you like with fresh rhubarb. Serve it warm. Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream melted just so, and bring smiles to faces all around you. Remember the excitement of homemade dessert when you were little? Indulge yourself using Helens tried and true Fruit Cobbler Mix and recipe. This classic sweet is so simple to make using a variety of fruits and it’s delicious every single time.
1 package Helen’s Fruit Cobbler Mix
1 stick butter or margarine 1 cup milk
½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch
½ teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt
1 can of your favorite canned peaches
3 cups sliced fresh rhubarb
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions: In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, syrup from the canned peaches and rhubarb to saucepan (but NOT peaches yet). Mix and bring to a boil stirring for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add peaches and vanilla. Melt butter/margarine and pour into an 8 x 12 casserole dish. In a bowl, stir together the dry cobbler mix and milk. Pour this batter into the buttered casserole dish, add the hot fruit mix from saucepan and bake in a 350-degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until golden.
*Serve with scoop of vanilla ice cream.