Photo: Summer Fruit Cobbler

Summer Fruit Cobbler

This recipe offers a healthier spin on a classic summer dessert.

Yield: 
6-8 Servings

Recipe Categories:

Desserts Vegan

Updated: Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:26am

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon unrefined coconut oil
  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen peaches or nectarines, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar + 1 cup reserved
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch + 2 Tablespoons reserved
  • 6 ounces silken tofu (½ package), drained
  • ¼ cup peach nectar juice + more if needed
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons raw sugar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 9” baking dish with coconut oil.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, toss prepared fruit with 1 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons corn starch. Arrange in baking dish.
  3. In a food processor, blend tofu, juice and vinegar until smooth. Add 1 cup sugar, vanilla and almond extract and blitz for 1 minute.
  4. Add flour, 2 Tablespoons corn starch, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and blend for about 2 minutes. If batter is too thick to process, add a little more juice 1 Tablespoon at a time, until a smooth consistency is achieved.
  5. Spread batter over fruit. Top with almonds and raw sugar. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until top is golden. Remove from oven and let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!