Aretha Franklin's Peach Cobbler



  1. 2 can (8 1/2 oz.) sliced peaches, drained
  2. 2 stick unsalted butter, divided, 1 stick cut into small pieces
  3. 1 cup sugar, plus 1/4 cup
  4. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. 1/8 tsp grated nutmeg
  6. 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  7. 2 store bought refrigerated pie doughs
  8. 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  9. 1 canola oil spray
  10. 1 pints vanilla ice cream, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In large saucepan, add peaches, 1 stick of butter, 1 cup sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg and bring to simmer.
  3. Add bread crumbs and stir.
  4. Using a sprinkle of flour, roll out both pie, crusts; 1 will be used for the top of the cobbler and 1 for the bottom.
  5. Spray 10-inch square pan or pie pan with canola oil and place 1 layer of dough into the baking dish.
  6. Place a few chips of butter, as well as a dusting of the remaining sugar, on the bottom crust.
  7. Pour the peach mixture into the baking dish.
  8. Cut the top layer of dough into strips and arrange them on the top of the peaches in a lattice pattern.
  9. Top with 3 or 4 chips of butter and bake uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes or until the crust is Brown and the peaches are bubbling.
  10. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.