Sep 14, 2014

Strawberry Cobbler

For the first time in history, today's dish was made entirely by the mister. I wasn't feeling my best and he made this to cheer me up. The house smelt like heaven and I was instantly transported to a better mood. So thank you, hubby!!

This is a cake like cobbler and the steps are so simple. First melt the butter in the pan while oven preheats. Second, pour in the batter. Third, pour in the cooked strawberries. Lastly, bake and serve. How much simpler can it get??

Ingredients -

Batter -

All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Baking powder  - 2 tsp
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Salt - a pinch
Milk - 3/4 cup
Egg - 1

Strawberry mix -

Strawberries - 1 lb, hulled and chopped
Sugar - 1/3 cup
Cornstarch - 1 tbsp
Lemon juice or vinegar - 2 tsp (I used raspberry vinegar)
A pinch of cinnamon

For the pan -
Butter - 1/3 cup

Method :

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Cut up the butter into pieces and place it in a 9x13 pan inside the oven while it preheats.

3. In a sauce pan, cook the strawberry mixture ingredients for about 2-3 minutes. Just till the strawberries soften. Set aside.

4.  Whisk together the batter ingredients to form a smooth, lump-free batter.

5.  In the pan with the melted batter, pour the batter. Then spoon in the strawberry mixture evenly. No need to mix or anything.

6. Bake in the oven at 350 for 30-35 minutes or till golden.

Enjoy as is or with ice cream!!

 I'm so glad to have this recipe in my kit. So far I've made peach cobbler and apple cobbler with the same recipe with very few modifications. The recipe works with any fruit. I love to microwave the leftovers for about 20 seconds and I have a warm goey dessert to enjoy after dinner for a week.  I hope you enjoy the recipe too!!