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Peach crisp is a wonderful dessert to serve anytime.

Peach crisp

Just add some ice cream to this crisp and you have a great dessert for friends and family. This peach crisp has lots of peaches and that makes it even better.  You can use fresh or frozen peaches in this recipe.  It is very versatile.  I love this recipe for breakfast or brunch with coffee.  It makes a wonderful afternoon snack with a glass of milk.  Children will love peach crisp because of the sweetness of the peaches along with the crispy crust.  Southerners love their peaches and this Southern dish is one you will make over and over again.

Ingredients for peach crisp:

2 (15.25 ounce) cans of sliced peaches, drained (reserve liquid) or about 4 cups fresh peaches
1/2 stick butter or margarine or 4 tablespoons
1 cup sugar, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup evaporated milk (could use regular milk)
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup syrup from canned peaches or 1 cup water if using fresh peaches
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Drain peaches reserving liquid if using canned peaches and spread in bottom of a 9 x 9 inch sprayed baking dish.  Cream together butter and 1/4 cup of the sugar with mixer.  Add the flour, baking powder and milk. Mix well.  Spread over peaches with a spoon.  Whisk together 3/4 cup of sugar, cornstarch, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.  Sprinkle this over the batter on the peaches.  Bring the 1 cup of water or peach juice to a boil in the microwave and then pour over the peaches.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 55 to 60 minutes.  Serve with topping of your choice or ice cream.  Makes about 8 servings. Enjoy!
Peach crisp
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  1. Thank you. This recipe is beyond special!

  2. Can this recipe be doubled?

  3. Instructions say to bring the peach juice or the water to a boil and pour over the peaches. You put this after the batter has been spread over the peaches. My question is:
    Should this be done prior to spreading the batter or do you pour the juices/water over the batter.

    Btw I still love your page and recipes!!!!

  4. wanda f.grubbs alexander says:


  5. Sandy Vaughn says:

    I will be sharing this recipe with my produce customers this year. Looks absolutely delicious.

  6. Do I add the water BEFORE spreading the batter or AFTER spreading the batter?

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  8. Love this

  9. I sure hope what I have in the oven turns out! Now the waiting game…..I didn’t have enough fresh peaches and no can to add to it….sooooo getting creative I added some fresh cherries and used pear juice. It’s late and I will tend to try anything…..wish me luck….lol

    • It worked and is so so awesome! I am now in heaven 🙂 Now I need to get more fresh peaches and cherries!!! Thank You so much for sharing your recipes!

  10. This looks great. I have tons of canned peaches and will definitely be trying this!

  11. Judy, this Peach Crisp looks wonderful, but I have a question. When you say pour liquid over peaches, do you mean over the topping?

    Thanks so much for all your recipes. I follow you on facebook….

    Suzy Vance

  12. Judy this looks so good as they always are. Congratulation on the milestone, I am proud of you. Have a nice Christmas and gibe Tater Tot a Christmas hug.

  13. Served up warm with an ala mode and a cup of coffee any girl would be in heaven. Yum

  14. Congrats, that is a milestone you have reached. I remember when I “discoverd” you and a wonderful biscuit recipe that you had put out. I’ve dropped by on a regular basis since then, love all your postings! Happy Ho;idays!

  15. This sounds so very good! I love peach anything! Will definitely try this! Congratulations on your 10,000 mark!

  16. MMmmmmm, this looks like summer in a bowl! I’m definitely going to make this; reminds me of Granny’s peach cobbler. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Looks wonderful, Judy. Congrats on the milestone.

  18. I am so excited to have just discovered your wonderful blog! I have lived in the south for almost a year now and adore it and am always trying out new southern recipes. I will be sure to try some of yours!

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