My sweet neighbor gifted us with the option to pick as many peaches as we’d like.
Let me advise that this recipe is not for the health conscious. Sometimes it feels good to chow down on some sugary sweetness.
My kids picked bags and bags full of peaches. The chickens got some. We ate a ton. Yet I was left with quite the peach supply. And I hate to waste anything. Especially free produce!
So I whipped up this delicious and quite simple peach cobbler in my beloved skillet. Skillet cooking makes everything better. The less dishes the better too 😉
5-6 peaches peeled (I skipped the peeling I wasn’t in the mood for the full peach bath)
I use thieves by Young Living to clean all of our fruits and vegetables and even eggs!
1 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar (I substituted with coconut sugar it’s all I had)
1/2 cup flour
3 Tbsp brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
Slice and peel if desired all the peaches. Put them into the skillet. Pour melted butter over the top.
In a separate bowl combine flour, white sugar, milk in a bowl. Stir well pour over peach and butter mixture. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
Bake for one hour at 375.
It was as easy as that.
And so very tasty. The chickens enjoyed the leftovers as well!
Hope you enjoy as much as we did!
Easy Banana Bread
In our house there is usually always something freshly baked. I’m frugal. I love to bake and so do the kids so it’s something we do regularly. But I love easy recipes even more.
Baking not only teaches them self sufficiency, but there is math involved. Reading. Not to mention the fine motor skills it requires to actually whip up our household favorites. I have baked with them since the time they were babies. It’s an important skill to learn considering you can’t always trust what you buy in the grocery store. Speaking only for my kids I notice behavioral changes with their diets. There are certain items we avoid.
With two kids and sensory challenges finding foods that they would eat has been a challenge. Just when I think I have it all figured out they decided that something they’ve been eating for years has the potential to poison them.
Banana Bread is one of those things I regularly have on hand. It’s a simple recipe. Easy for little helpers. And tastes exceptionally good with butter. (I’ve also cut the sugar in half and the kids haven’t noticed)
4 overripe bananas (I choose to freeze mine since my kids are notorious for only eating a 1/3 of a banana)
1 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup brown/1/2 cup white sugar)
1/2 cup butter (melted)
2 eggs (Thanks to my sweet hens I haven’t purchased eggs in almost 7 months)
3 tbsp milk
2 tbsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
Mix all wet ingredients together. Then the dry ingredients.
Bake 50-60 minutes at 350 degrees.
There isn’t much too it. Nothing fancy. It tastes delicious and the kids love to make it.
I hope you enjoy it.
If you try it please comment or tag me and let me know!