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Peach Cobbler Twist

What special ingredients you add in your peach cobbler that makes it different from the usual recipe?

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  1. I like cardamom and ginger in mine.

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    1. re: magiesmom

      Thanks Magie! I usually have vanilla and cinnamon. I'm gathering new ideas for a new recipe and i'll definitely note cardamom and ginger. :)

      1. re: magiesmom

        +1 cardamom
        i generally garnish with caramel powder, and often do a layer of frangipan under the fruit

        1. re: magiesmom

          +1 for the cardamom

          Blueberries work well, too.

          1. re: rockycat

            I thought of blueberry before as well but never really tried them. It's in my list of to-do definitely. Thanks rockycat!

        2. I'm sure someone will say bacon! The cardamom and ginger sounds great, or bourbon, but you could also mimic peach melba with raspberries.

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          1. re: katecm

            ohh raspberries! I'll take note that....thanks katecm!

          2. Sneak in some apricots.

            1. I am a fan of this recipe. It's a combo cinnamon roll/peach cobbler. I've made it even more decadent by adding a smear of cream cheese frosting.

              http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

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              1. re: letsindulge

                I'm used to having cinnamon and vanilla but i think your cream cheese frosting will give my usual peach cobbler a twist. Thanks for the link as well!:)

                1. re: clarkcapers7234

                  The "twist" is in the recipe's preparation, and not so much the common ingredients. Enjoy!

              2. I found a skillet peach cobbler that asked for peach jam to be spooned over before baking (it was almost like an upside down cake) and all I had was a jar of pear and ginger jam. So good, I will always add ginger now in some form.

                This is the recipe, definitely a little different

                http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/201...

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                1. re: coll

                  That sounds really good. Do you think the sugar could be cut a little in light of the jam?

                  1. re: magiesmom

                    Possibly, it's similar to cake so you could do the same as you would there. Mine did burn around the edges a bit, so maybe less sugar would help there too.