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Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Mongrels "Is That You" Richmond Vegetarian Festival 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

Blackberry and Peach Cobbler Bars

Blackberry Peach Cobbler Bars 

 Delicious, easy dessert option featuring fresh blackberries and peaches sandwiched between cobbler layers….Delicious!

1 C butter, softened
1 C firmly packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 C granulated sugar, divided
4 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon table salt
3 1/4 C all-purpose flour, divided
4 C fresh blackberries* (2 pints)
4 C peeled (click here for quick instructions on how to peel fresh peaches), sliced fresh firm, ripe peaches or nectarines (approx. 4 large or 6 medium)
3 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
1 cup roasted glazed pecan pieces

1) Preheat oven to 350°. Beat first 2 ingredients and 1 cup granulated sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
2) Stir together baking powder, salt, and 3 cups flour; gradually add to butter mixture, beating just until blended. Spread three-fourths of batter in a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan; sprinkle with blackberries.
3) Stir together remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/4 cup flour in a medium bowl; add peaches and bourbon, stirring to coat. Spoon mixture over blackberries.
4) Stir pecans into remaining batter; dollop over peach mixture.
5) Bake for 1 hour or until golden and bubbly. Cool completely on a wire rack (at least 1 hour). Cut into bars. * You can substitute 4 cups of any other berries if desired. From SouthernLiving.com