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Now that the weather is starting to cool and we’re a month into homeschool, it’s starting to feel like fall.

To me, fall is everything squash, spice, pie, and cobblers. As much as I love to make a good pie, sometimes I want to make something quick when I have a large gathering at my home.

This super simple apple cobbler is one that everyone seems to enjoy. It tastes of apples and spice and everything nice.

I especially like this dessert and make it throughout the year because it only takes me about ten minutes to make.

An Easy Dessert for a Fall Gathering: Super Simple Apple Cobbler

Making this cobbler is seriously a cinch.

All I do is toss chopped apples, cranberries, and spices together in a large bowl.  Of course, if you don’t have cranberries, it would taste just as great without. I then place the filling into a pie dish over some melted butter.

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In the same bowl that I mixed my apples and spices, I make a batter with a few dry ingredients and pour it all over the top of the apple mixture in the pie dish.  I finish by sprinkling it all with large granule turbinado sugar.

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That’s really it.  After about 20-25 minutes of baking, I allow it to cool while I finish up supper for my family and friends. 

Even at room temperature it tastes great and made even better by topping it with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.

It’s such a simple dessert to make perfect for a fall gathering.

An Easy Dessert for a Fall Gathering: Super Simple Apple Cobbler

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: Serves 6-8

An Easy Dessert for a Fall Gathering: Super Simple Apple Cobbler

An easy dessert for a fall gathering: super simple apple cobbler. It tastes great and is a cinch to make!

Ingredients:

    Filling
  • 5 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (sub 1/2 cup organic brown sugar)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp flour
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tbls butter
  • Batter Topping
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • Turbinado sugar

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the cobbler filling.
  3. Place the 4 tbls butter into a pie dish and place in the oven until it melts. Remove the dish from the oven and fill with the filling mixture.
  4. Using the same bowl that you mixed the filling ingredients in, whisk together all of the ingredients for the topping.
  5. Pour the cobbler topping over the fruit mixture in the pie dish.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until the juices are bubbling and the cobbler topping has turned golden brown.
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Also, what I love about this cobbler is that you can make it with any kind of fruit you have on hand.  On the same day I made this apple cobbler, I also made this blueberry cobbler spiced with a hint of cardamom.

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It was a hit!  For the filling, I used 4 cups of frozen blueberries that I had picked earlier this year.  I mixed the blueberries with a 1/2 cup of turbinado sugar, 2 tsp flour, juice of 1/2 a lemon, and 1/8 tsp of cardamom.  I topped it with the same batter as in the recipe above and baked it.  It was delightful.

What are your favorite simple desserts to make for a large gathering?  Please share in the comments below.


3 Responses to An Easy Dessert for a Fall Gathering: Super Simple Apple Cobbler

  1. Danielle says:

    I made this for my boss’ birthday on Monday and everyone LOVED it!! Thank you so much for the wonderful easy recipes!

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