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Peach Cobbler Twist

clarkcapers7234 Aug 8, 2012 06:53 AM

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

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    magiesmom Aug 8, 2012 06:54 AM

    I like cardamom and ginger in mine.

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      clarkcapers7234 Aug 8, 2012 07:06 AM

      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. :)

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        Emme Aug 8, 2012 11:49 PM

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

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          rockycat Aug 9, 2012 06:48 AM

          +1 for the cardamom

          Blueberries work well, too.

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            clarkcapers7234 Aug 9, 2012 03:01 PM

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

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          katecm Aug 8, 2012 01:43 PM

          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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            clarkcapers7234 Aug 9, 2012 03:03 PM

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

          2. ipsedixit Aug 8, 2012 09:03 PM

            Sneak in some apricots.

            1. letsindulge Aug 8, 2012 09:37 PM

              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
                clarkcapers7234 Aug 9, 2012 03:05 PM

                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!:)

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                  letsindulge Aug 9, 2012 05:27 PM

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

              2. coll Aug 9, 2012 12:29 AM

                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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                  magiesmom Aug 9, 2012 06:41 AM

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

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                    coll Aug 9, 2012 09:38 AM

                    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.

                2. greygarious Aug 9, 2012 10:15 AM

                  Almond extract in the dough (almond is a natural partner for all stone fruit because it's in their family), and little dollops of sweetened cream cheese or mascarpone, mixed with a bit of flour to keep them more intact, in amongst the peaches. Hence, a peaches and cream version. Never did any measurements.

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                    clarkcapers7234 Aug 9, 2012 03:08 PM

                    hmmm...almonds! I never thought of that. Thanks i'll surely include that! Thanks greygarious...keep the good ideas coming.:)

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                      hotoynoodle Aug 9, 2012 04:12 PM

                      +1 on almonds with peaches. you could mix some almond meal into the crumble topping, along with swapping out some brown sugar for the white. love, love, ginger, allspice and cardamom with fruit.

                      eta: not all together. :)

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                      HillJ Aug 9, 2012 04:30 PM

                      I add crystallized ginger slivers and peach schnapps to the cobbler.

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                        LindyCindy Aug 12, 2012 12:07 PM

                        We always sprinkle the cobbler with toasted pecans.

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                          onrushpam Aug 12, 2012 12:11 PM

                          Yes, yes to almond extract!
                          Or, add toasted pecans.
                          Or, my favorite... half cherries/half peaches, with almond extract or pecans. That reminds me, I have one in the freezer! Methinks it needs to be thawed ASAP! :-)

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