This easy dump peach cobbler recipe is my favorite peach recipe! It’s so simple to make, and it tastes incredible!
This easy Dump Peach Cobbler is so simple, and is the only recipe I’ve used for years. Its got an amazing, fluffy bread-like texture that gets just a little crispy on the edges. It’s delicious, and awesome with vanilla ice cream! You’re gonna love how easy this recipe is to make. Nothing says summer to our family like this recipe for Dump Peach Cobbler (well, and maybe classic blackberry cobbler too!)
Do I have to use fresh peaches in this dump peach cobbler?
Nothing makes me happier than getting fresh peaches in June and July! That’s the only time our family eats peaches each year. We can’t buy them from Walmart or the grocery store, because they taste NOTHING like what a peach is supposed to taste like.
I remember the first time my daughter had a real, locally grown peach, and she said, “This is the best peach I’ve ever had!” Then when she just had to have peaches, when they were out of season, and begged for them from Walmart, she was incredibly disappointed that they tasted nothing like what she thought a peach should taste like.
So, that being said, you can use canned or frozen (thaw them first) peaches if you want, but it won’t taste the same as locally grown fresh peaches. I say the same for my Old Fashioned Peach Dumplings too (P.S. you should definitely make those – wow, they’re good!!!)
How to Make Dump Peach Cobbler
- Peel and slice 7-8 peaches.
- Cover them in cinnamon and sugar and set aside.
- Melt the butter and pour it in the bottom of your baking pan.
- Make the batter and pour it on top of the butter.
- Spoon the peaches on top of the batter.
- Bake for 45 mins, or until the edges start to pull away from the pan and turn golden brown.
So the biggest pain in the butt about this recipe, is having to manually peel and slice the peaches. It’s really not that bad, but the rest of the recipe is so simple that it makes it seem worse than it is. But really, it’s absolutely worth it, so I do it every year.
Your slices should be very thin. Toss these slices with your cinnamon and sugar, and you’ve done the hardest part of this whole peach cobbler recipe.
This is what the peach cobbler will look like right before it goes into the oven. I know it looks like a mess, but it turns out beautifully. I’ve been making this recipe for years, and every time it looks like this, and every time I wonder if it will turn out right, and every time it does.
Doesn’t this peach cobbler look amazing? I can’t wait to make it again! Make summer official with this dump peach cobbler recipe in your oven tonight!
If you love fresh, juicy peaches, then this recipe for easy Dump Peach Cobbler is perfect for you! You'll never want to make it any other way!
- FOR THE FILLING:
- 7-8 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced
- 6 Tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- FOR THE CRUST:
- 1 cup melted butter
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- Preheat your oven to 375.
- Peel your peaches.
- Use a paring knife to slice then into thin slices, then remove the slices from the peach pit.
- Place the peach slices in a large bowl, and toss them with the 6 tablespoons of sugar, and one teaspoon of cinnamon. Set the bowl aside for later.
- Dump the melted butter into a 9x13 cake pan.
- In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, salt, and baking powder until the dry ingredients are combined.
- Add the milk and vanilla, and mix with a fork or a whisk until the batter is relatively smooth (there will be some lumps)
- Pour the batter into the 9x13 pan.
- Dump the peaches over the top of the batter.
- Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.
- The top will be golden brown, and the edges of the cake will begin to pull away from the pan. The middle will still seem jiggly.
- Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
- You can use frozen (thawed) or canned peaches for this recipe, but it will NOT turn out with the same flavor.
- This is best served the day off, fresh from the oven, so make it right before serving your guests.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 579 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 14g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 59mg Sodium: 526mg Carbohydrates: 92g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 66g Protein: 6g