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Apricot-Blueberry Cobbler

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You can bake and serve this homey dessert just as your grandmother would have -- in a cast-iron skillet -- or make it in a 2-quart baking dish.

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  • Servings: 8

Source: Everyday Food, June 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 12 apricots, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 1/4 cups blueberries
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup cold heavy cream, plus more for brushing
  • Sanding sugar (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees, with racks in middle and lower thirds. In a large bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Stir in apricots and blueberries. Spread mixture into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet.

  2. In a food processor, pulse remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal, with a few pea-size pieces of butter remaining. Add heavy cream and pulse 2 or 3 times until combined.

  3. Spoon batter in 8 mounds on fruit mixture. Press lightly on tops to flatten, brush with heavy cream, and sprinkle with sanding sugar if desired.

  4. Bake on middle rack, with a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet on lower rack to catch drips, until biscuits are golden and juices bubble in center, 45 minutes to an hour. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Cook's Notes

Cover and keep at room temperature, up to 2 days.

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    1 SEP, 2013
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    22 AUG, 2013
    Hi....I just wanted to say that I've read some of the users not knowing how to print the recipe and you just have to use the side arrow to go up or down....and when you are at the top, take the arrow go down a little and a little brown tool bar will appear! On the upper right hand side of the toolbar where you see "f, P, and an envelop", next to it is what you click on to get to the printable page! I hope I helped! Lesa
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    21 AUG, 2013
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    17 AUG, 2013
    I agree with the others--the format of the site has changed. The recipe is no longer in an easy to read/follow format, half the time I can't save it, and I can't find a print icon either. I love to watch the recipe video first, then keep the recipe if it is one I love. Sarah does such a great job.
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    17 AUG, 2013
    I, too, have been annoyed by not being able to find the printer icon and then discovered that in order for the printer icon to appear, it is necessary to scroll down the page slightly until only the top part of the recipe is in view at the top (on my Mac); then another menu-type bar appears and the printer icon is in the upper right hand corner. I really miss the nutrition facts that used to be on the email page with Sarah's Everyday Food Recipe. I don't understand why that was discontinued.
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    17 AUG, 2013
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    16 AUG, 2013
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    16 AUG, 2013
    Please change the format so we can print the recipe with the picture that you used to do!!!
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    16 AUG, 2013
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    16 AUG, 2013
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