3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup water
3 cup peeled peach chunks
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoon baking power
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Combine 1/4 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, cornstarch and water in a saucepan and mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly.
Combine the peaches with the lemon juice in a bowl. Spoon into a 2-quart baking dish. Add the cornstarch mixture and stir to coat.
Sift together the flour, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the baking powder and salt in a bowl. Add the milk and butter and beat until smooth. Spoon over the peaches. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar and the nutmeg. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 8 to 10 servings. Enjoy!
This recipe came from the commitment to local volunteerism of The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale is a year-long venture, extending far beyond the MLK Day of Service.
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