The traditional cobbler is a fruit dish topped with a crisp biscuit. You can reduce calories and fat by minimizing the amount of topping.
♥ Use seasonal ripe fruits to avoid adding a lot of extra sugar.
♥ Use nonfat sour cream and nonfat milk for creamy texture.
Makes 8 servings
Ingredients for filling:
6 cups fresh peaches, sliced
1/3 cup sugar
2 tbsp. cornstarch
Ingredients for topping:
1-1/3 cup all-purpose, unbleached flour
2 tbsp. sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
5 tbsp. butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1 cup sour cream, nonfat
3 tbsp. milk, nonfat
1 tsp. raw sugar
Preheat oven to 350º. Combine peaches, sugar, and cornstarch. Place in a baking dish. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Add butter and whisk in until coarse. Stir in sour cream to soften dough. Spoon the dough over the fruit to form 8 dumplings. Brush each dumpling with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
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|Instead of this…||Calories||Fat (g)|
|Traditional recipe, 1 serving||307||14|
|Try this…||Calories||Fat (g)|
|Modified recipe, 1 serving||275||7|
|Total savings: 32 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving|