Peach Cobbler

Ingredients                 Qty 

Peaches                     4 cups 
Sugar                          1 cup 
Water                        1 cup 
Lemon juice           ½ cup 
Corn starch             1 ½ tbsp 
Cinnamon sugar     optional 
Butter                     2 tsp + 3 tbsp 
Maida                        1 cup 
Milk                         ½ cup 


•    Take 4 cups of fresh peaches, cut them into cubes. 
•    Place a pan on the stove. In this add the peach pieces, and about ¼ cup of water. Allow this to boil, now add ¼ cup of sugar. Put it on medium heat and keep stirring until it starts to thicken. Do not allow this to cool for long. 
•    In the peach jam, add corn starch + water mixture and keep stirring. 
•    Meanwhile, take a large mixing bowl, add 1 cup maida and about 50 grams of butter. Using your hand mix both of these ingredients thoroughly. Add some milk and keep stirring until it becomes a paste. 
•     Take a pie pan and wet it with some water. In it, place a wet (baking + cooking) paper. Now pour the peach jelly and then add a layer of the batter. 
(Note: You can also do three layers, first layer: batter, second layer: strawberry jam and the third layer: remaining batter)
•    Place this pie pan in the oven for about 20-25 minutes at 200 degree Celsius. Keep checking in between. Once the pie crust turns golden brown and it’s fully cooked inside. Remove it from the oven. 
•    Serve this delicious peach cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

-Akhila kakarala
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