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A cornbread topping gives this old-fashioned fruit cobbler a brand new taste

Serves: 6

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3 ripe medium pears, peeled, cored and sliced
2 ripe large nectarines, peeled, pitted and sliced
2 ripe large peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced
½ cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon chilled margarine, cut into small pieces

1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup yellow cornmeal
½ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
â…› teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
¼ cup vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray bottom and sides of an 8” square baking dish with vegetable cooking spray. Mix together pears, nectarines, peaches, sugar and cornstarch. Spoon into prepared dish. Dot with margarine. To prepare topping, mix together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix in milk and oil until dry ingredients are just moistened. Spread mixture evenly over filling. Bake until topping is golden and fruit juices are bubbling, 35 to 40 minutes. Serve cobbler hot or warm

*you can use any combination of your favourite fruit to make this cobbler. To prevent peeled fruit from becoming dark and discoloured dip slices in a mixture of water and lemon juice.


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