Plum Nectarine Cornbread Cobbler {gluten-free}
The combination of fruit balances perfectly in this gluten-free Nectarine Plum Cornbread Cobbler. The last nectarines of the season are especially sweet and juicy and the new plums are on the tart side but bursting with flavour.
Servings Prep Time
8people 20minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
8people 20minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
For the fruit:
  • 400g plums
  • 450g nectarines
  • 1teaspoon bourbon vanilla extract
  • 40g soft light brown sugar
For the cornbread topping
  • 120g gluten-free flour
  • 120g cornmeal
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1teaspoon baking powder
  • ½teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • ½teaspoon salt
  • 180ml buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1tablespoon honey
  • 45g unsalted buttermelted and cooled
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170°C.
  2. First prepare the fruit, by slicing in half lengthways around the stone, plucking out the stone and then slicing the fruit lengthways.
  3. Tip the fruit into the base of a baking dish of medium size and scatter over the vanilla extract and the sugar, mixing so the fruit is well coated.
  4. Then make the cornbread topping by whisking together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a large bowl.
  5. In a jug whisk together the buttermilk, egg, honey and melted butter.
  6. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring until they are completely combined and a thick texture.
  7. With your hands roll the cornbread mixture into large even flat rounds and place on top of the fruit in the baking dish, making sure all the fruit is covered to the best you can.
  8. Bake the cobbler for 25-30 minutes.