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Brown Butter and Thyme Peach Cobbler

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 8 cups of sliced peaches
  • 1 and 1/2 cups raw turbinado sugar, you can use brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 2 cinnamon sticks OR 1 teaspoon od cinnamon
  • 4-6 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 cups of granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 2 cups of milk


  • Heat your oven to 400 degrees
  • Place the butter in the baking dish and let the butter melt in the oven until it begins to brown, about 10 minutes. Watch it closely so it doesn't burn. Remove the butter from the oven while you get the peaches ready
  • Stir together the peaches, raw sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and thyme. Then simmer until the peaches become juicy, about 10 minutes. Discard the cinnamon stick and thyme stalk
  • Stir the flour, white sugar, baking powder, and salt together then slowly stir in milk and vanilla to make a batter. Strain out any lumps
  • Pour the batter over the melted butter, DO NOT STIR
  • Spoon the peaches over the batter DO NOT STIR
  • Bake the peach cobbler for 40-45 minutes until bubbly and brown