This easy peach cobbler recipe for one person is the perfect dessert for when you're craving something sweet, but don't want to make a big batch. Because it's a single serving, you don't have to worry about leftovers or over-indulging.
There's nothing like a fresh peaches, and this recipe for one person is the perfect way to enjoy the fruit in a personal dessert. The treat is packed with delicious sliced peaches and has a crispy, golden top.
It's easy to make this single serving peach cobbler and it doesn't take long to bake. So if you're looking for a quick and tasty dessert, give this recipe a try.
This recipe is a great alternative to our single serve apple pie when you're craving something sweet and fruity.
This recipe requires a few ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry. In addition to peach slices, you'll need lemon juice and some common baking staples.
You'll need the following on hand to make the cobbler.
- Chopped peaches - For the peach filling, you can use a fresh peaches, canned peaches, or frozen peaches.
- Sugar - We prefer to use a brown sugar but you can use regular white granulated or another alternative.
- Lemon juice - Adding in a little acid like lemon juice or apple cider vinegar prevents the fruit from browning.
- Flour - The biscuit topping is made with a regular wheat flour base.
- Baking powder - A small amount of baking powder helps improves the texture of the topping.
- Cinnamon - Ground cinnamon adds a warm spice to the dessert.
- Milk - Whole milk is mixed into the flour to make a spreadable batter for the topping.
- Butter - A pat of butter gives flavor and adds moisture to the biscuit topping.
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An individual peach cobbler is the perfect dessert for one person. This easy recipe comes together in just a few minutes and can be enjoyed fresh out of the oven.
Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (177° C). Next, you will need to gather your ingredients. Then it's time to put everything together.
Place the peaches, brown sugar, and lemon juice into a small ramekin or baking dish.
Stir everything together until the peach pieces are well coated with the sugar. Set aside.
Place the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and ground cinnamon in a small bowl.
Mix the dry ingredients together then add in the milk and melted butter. Stir until smooth.
Spread the flour batter evenly over the peach mixture.
Bake in the preheated oven until the topping is golden brown.
Allow the cobbler to cool slightly and then serve warm.
This basic recipe can be easily modified if you're looking for something a little different. Here's a few suggestions.
- Add peach liqueur or extract. For extra peachy flavor, add a splash of peach liqueur or extract. This will enhance the natural flavors of the fruit.
- Experiment with different toppings. A crumb topping or a dollop of whipped cream can really take your cobbler to the next level.
- Add berries. For added color and flavor, toss in a few blueberries, raspberries, or chopped strawberries.
When it comes to making this single serving peach cobbler, there are a few tips that can take the dessert from good to great.
There are a few key things to keep in mind:
- Use ripe peaches. The fruit should be soft to the touch and slightly fragrant if fresh.
- Don't make it too sweet. Be light on the sugar because the peaches will add natural sweetness to the dish.
- Be light with the topping. Don't overdo the flour topping because too much will make the cobbler heavy and dense.
There are few desserts as homey and comforting as peach cobbler. This one-person recipe is the perfect way to enjoy this summertime classic without all the leftovers.
Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an indulgent dessert. Or, try it for breakfast with a dollop of yogurt. It's great with a little whipped cream on top too.
A peach cobbler can be stored at room temperature, in the refrigerator, or freezer.
To store a peach cobbler at room temperature, place the cobbler in an airtight container and store it in a cool, dry place. The cobbler will last for up to 2 days at room temperature.
To store a peach cobbler in the refrigerator, place the cobbler in an airtight container and store it in the fridge for up to 4 days.
To store a peach cobbler in the freezer, wrap the cobbler tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and store it in the freezer for up to 6 months.
There are a few different ingredients that can be used in a peach cobbler, but the most common ones are peaches, sugar, butter, flour, and milk. Some recipes also call for cinnamon or nutmeg.
Yes, peach cobbler can be made ahead. It can be refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 months.
A cobbler is a fruit dessert that has a top layer of biscuit or pie crust, while a crisp is a dessert that has a crumbly topping.
If you love this easy single serving peach cobbler, give one of our other desserts for one a try.
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- Hot cocoa mug cake whips up in minutes using a hot chocolate mix packet.
- Edible cookie dough can be made in a double or triple batch so you have plenty leftover for later.
Peach Cobbler For One
- 1 cup chopped peaches about ½-inch pieces, pitted and skinned
- ½ tablespoon brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoon brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 ½ tablespoons milk
- 1 tablespoon butter melted
- Preheat oven or toaster oven to 350° F (177° C).
- Place the peaches into a small ramekin. Stir in brown sugar and lemon juice. Set aside.
- In a separate small bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and ground cinnamon. Stir in the milk and butter until the batter is smooth.
- Place ramekin on a small baking sheet. Pour batter evenly over the peaches.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the topping is golden brown.
- Serve warm. Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream can be added on top, if desired.