Interesting Food Facts about Peach Cobbler
- Peach Cobblers are an American deep-dish fruit dessert or pie with a thick crust (usually a biscuit crust) and peach filling.
- Peach Cobbler day was created by the Georgia Peach Council in the 1950’s to sell canned peaches.
- The rough look of the pie gives the dish its name. It looks “cobbled” together.
- There are 419 calories in 1 cup of Peach Cobbler.
- Peach cobbler was invented by early American settlers.
The “World’s Largest Peach Cobbler” can be seen and tasted at the annual Georgia Peach Festival. This huge dish is 11 by five feet (about three by two meters) and eight inches (about 20 centimeters) deep.
The recipe requires 75 gallons (285 liters) of local peaches, 90 pounds of real butter, 32 gallons (about 122 liters) of whole milk, 150 pounds of wheat flour, and 150 pounds of sugar.
Some versions of Peach Cobbler are enclosed in the crust, while others have a drop-biscuit or crumb topping.