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Jul 2, 2006 04:06 PM

fruit cobbler (?) with cakey topping

At our local farmstand yesterday I sampled what they were calling strawberry rhubarb cobbler but instead of a biscuit top it was a lovely, light cake on top. When I research cobbler toppings, I keep getting biscuit recipes. So, what was that awesome dessert.....not a crumble, not a crisp, not a cobbler!!? The fruit is cut and ready to go but naked until I get some help. Thanks!

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  1. Forgot to say that it was more fruit than topping so Sir Gawain's or Galleygirl's wonderful desserts are a bit more of a cake than what I'm looking for.

    1. Could it be a buckle? Buckles are pretty cake-y, but most of the cake action is below the fruit. Here's a blueberry buckle recipe that I've used w/ great acclaim:

      You could probably just add an equal measure of whatever fruit you've got.

      1. If you happen to have Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything around, check out his blueberry cobbler recipe and just make the topping. It's light and cakey and absolutely delicious.

        1. My family seems to like this recipe. I'm not a cobbler eater, so I'm taking their word on it! Be sure to read the comments on this recipe.It will help you turn out a great cobbler.

          1. Here's a link to a wonderful recipe for a cobbler with a cake-like (actually sweet cornbread-like) topping from the Fog City Diner.

            Peach and Blueberry Cobbler