6-8 Florida Peaches, sliced (skin on is optional)
1/3 cup Florida natural sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon natural vanilla
½ lemon, zested
½ lemon, juiced
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg
Non-stick cooking spray
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Florida natural sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
6 tablespoons butter, chilled and cubed
6-8 tablespoons milk (must be cold)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Assemble topping first so the dough has a few minutes to relax. Combine the flour, sugar, brown sugar, and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Using your fingers or a pastry cutter, cut in the butter until the flour resembles large crumbs. Add the milk a few tablespoons at the time until the dough comes together. The dough will be slightly sticky; set dough aside while the filling is made.
Slice the Florida peaches and place in a mixing bowl (the peach skin can be left on or removed). Add the sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, lemon zest and juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg; stir to combine. Spray the cast iron skillet (or 8×8 baking pan) with non-stick cooking spray. Pour the filling in the skillet and top with spoonful’s of dough. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the topping is cooked through and golden brown.
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