Fruit Cobbler Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Water15 Milliliter
 Fresh fruit2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract/Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Egg1
 Milk125 Milliliter
 Soft butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1303 Calories from Fat 199

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.5%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g58.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 256.2 mg

Sodium 1489.4 mg62.1%

Total Carbohydrates 253 g84.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30%

Sugars 135.8 g

Protein 25 g50.2%

Vitamin A 31.5% Vitamin C 99.3%

Calcium 60.6% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place in a microwave-safe dish the sugar and water.
Microwave 2 minutes at HIGH.
Add 1 cup (250 mL) of the peeled fruit left whole, sliced or cut in four.
Stir the cornstarch into this mixture, mix well.
Microwave 2 minutes at HIGH, stirring every minute.
Some fruit may require an extra minute.
The syrup will thicken almost instantly to form a glaze over the fruit, which is why it is important to stir well every minute.
When the sauce is creamy and transparent, add the remaining cup of fruit and the vanilla or almond extract.
Microwave 1 minute at HIGH.
Serve as is for a fruit dessert, or place in an 8-inch (20 cm) round baking dish to make a cobbler Cobbler dough: Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir in the brown sugar.
Beat the egg and the milk together.
Add to mixture with the soft butter or margarine and stir.
When dough forms a soft ball, drop dough by spoonfuls on top of the hot fruit compote (if fruit has cooled, microwave 1 minute at HIGH to heat).
Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over dough.
Cover with waxed paper and microwave 4 to 5 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH, turning casserole a quarter turn halfway through cooking period if your oven does not have a turntable.
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