Cooking, Desserts

Plum Cobbler from our 2015 summer cooking class

• 1 cup sugar
• 12 fresh plums seeded and sliced
• 2 Tbsp instant tapioca
• zest from one large orange
• 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 1/2 cup flour
• 2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup butter
• 1/3 cup milk
• 1 egg lightly beaten

1. Preheat oven to 350ᵒF

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2. In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, plums, tapioca, orange zest, and cinnamon. Pour the mixture into a baking pan

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3. Cut the butter in little pieces
4. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining 1/4 cup sugar, flour, baking powder and salt

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5. Add the butter, mixing it with your clean hands until it becomes coarse crumbs

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6. Stir in the milk and egg. Do not over mix.
7. Drop the batter in large spoonfuls onto the fruit mixture

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8. Bake for 35 minutes, until the cobbler topping is nicely browned and the filling is bubbly.

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