Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler

Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler

Ingredients:

  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 12 ounces sliced peaches
  • 12 ounces of mixed berries: blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup whipping cream

Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Combine pinch of salt with the next seven ingredients in a large bowl, stirring gently until well blended. Pour into a buttered 10-inch cast iron skillet.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and remaining pinch of salt in a medium bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form. Add cream, and stir just until mixture forms a soft dough. Spoon topping over berry mixture.
  3. Grill, covered with grill lid, 25 to 30 minutes or until fruit bubbles and topping is cooked through. Makes 6-8 servings.

Southern Spiked Sweet Tea

Spiked Peach Iced Tea

Southern Spiked Sweet Tea

Ingredients:

  • 6 tea bags
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of peach nectar
  • 6 cups of cold water
  • 1 cup of whiskey
  • Sliced peaches, optional

How to make:

Steep tea bags for 15 minutes in 2 cups of boiling water. Add a pinch of baking soda and stir in sugar until dissolved. Transfer to a pitcher and add cold water, peach nectar and whiskey. Refrigerate and chill thoroughly before serving. Serve over ice and add sliced peaches for garnish.

White Peach Sangria

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White Peach Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of pinot grigio
  • 1 bottle of sparkling white wine (I used Prosecco)
  • 1 cup of peach schnapps
  • 1/2 cup of brandy
  • 1/2 cup of simple syrup
  • 2 large peaches sliced
  • 1 large apple sliced

How to make:

Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher. Chill and serve over ice.

(1 ltr ginger ale can be substituted for sparkling white wine.)