Quick and Easy Peach Cobbler


An easy peach cobbler made with just 5 common ingredients you probably always have on hand? That's right! This simple dessert comes together in minutes and bakes to sweet perfection in a cast iron skillet. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
1 cobbler

You don't need a lot of ingredients to make an impressive, crowd-pleasing dessert. Take this quick and easy peach cobbler, for instance: It comes together in under an hour with just five ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Quick and Easy Peach Cobbler Ingredients

Here's what you'll need to make this irresistible, five-ingredient easy peach cobbler recipe:

Use melted, unsalted butter for this recipe. You can use salted butter if that's what you have on hand.

Self-rising flour, along with sugar and milk, ensures a perfectly sweet and crunchy cobbler crust. If you only have all-purpose flour on hand, make sure to add salt and baking powder to the flour mixture.

This recipe calls for a cup of white sugar. Use a combination of white and brown sugars for a sweet twist.

Use whole milk (or whatever alternative milk you have on hand) to make this decadent peach dessert.

Canned peaches in heavy syrup put the "quick and easy" in this quick and easy peach cobbler recipe. It's best not to substitute fresh peaches for this recipe, as the heavy syrup from the can is necessary for the flavor and consistency.

How to Make Peach Cobbler

You won't believe how easy it is to make this homemade peach cobbler. You'll find the full recipe below, but here's what you can expect when you make this top-rated dessert:

Make Flour Mixture

Mix flour, sugar, and milk in a bowl until there are no lumps.

Melt Butter

Melt the butter in a cast-iron skillet, then top with the flour mixture.

Add Peaches and Toss

Add the peaches (with the syrup) to the skillet and stir until the peaches are evenly spread around the skillet and coated with the flour mixture.

Bake the Cobbler

Bake the cobbler in a preheated oven until the crust turns golden brown. Cool slightly before serving.

What to Serve With Peach Cobbler

Technically, you don't need to serve this easy peach cobbler with anything — it's delicious as-is. However, we recommend pairing it with a scoop (or two, or three) of vanilla ice cream and/or homemade whipped cream.

How to Store Peach Cobbler

Store this easy peach cobbler in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days. Reheat in the microwave or oven until the peaches are heated through.

Can You Freeze Peach Cobbler?

While you can freeze peach cobbler, the topping might get a little mushy during the thawing process. If that's OK with you, here's what to do: Allow the cobbler to cool completely, then transfer it to a freezer-safe container. Wrap the container in a layer of foil for added protection. Freeze for up to three months. Thaw in the fridge and reheat in the oven until the peaches are heated through.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"I've made this to rave reviews for many years," according to Mary Jo Morris. "It was too easy, I thought, so one summer, I tried many dessert recipes with peaches for friends who loved peaches. Each time the response was that they couldn't understand why I wouldn't stick with this recipe, which they said was the best they'd ever eaten. Sometimes, I do add blueberries."

"I have made this for years," says Ricky Williams. "I do add a tablespoon of vanilla flavoring to the batter, a dash of nutmeg, and a dash of cinnamon. That is how my grandmother taught me to make this cobbler."

"Old time favorite — just like my mom taught me," raves Debby. "I will, on occasion, sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon on the top for the last 20 minutes of baking. Thanks!"

Editorial contributions byCorey Williams


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 cup self-rising flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans sliced peaches in heavy syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix self-rising flour, sugar, and milk together in a bowl until well combined and no lumps remain.

  3. Pour melted butter into a 9- or 10-inch cast iron skillet. Pour flour-milk mixture over top.

  4. Carefully pour peaches and syrup into the skillet. Use a spatula to spread peaches evenly around the pan.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the crust turns golden brown, 30 to 45 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes before serving.

    high view of peach cobbler, topped with melty vanilla ice cream and a cup of coffee in the background
    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios


Don't substitute regular all-purpose flour for self-rising flour in this recipe! Please use self-rising flour which is a mixture of flour, baking powder, and salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
8g Fat
39g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 201mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 110mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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