Peach cobbler is a summer favorite that can be enjoyed all year long.
When the sun is shining, and the weather is warm, there’s nothing better than a piece of peach cobbler.
Unfortunately, you forgot about the peach cobbler in the fridge, and now it’s cold.
This blog post will cover how to reheat peach cobbler to taste as good as if it were freshly baked.
What is Peach Cobbler?
The peach cobbler is a dessert that has its origins in America.
It features layers of biscuits, peaches, and an oatmeal-flour-based topping that is baked until golden brown.
The dish can be served hot or cold with ice cream on top.
If you’re a fan of sweet desserts, this one’s for you.
The ingredients in the recipe are very simple to find at any grocery store, and they are all relatively inexpensive.
This dish is a great way to showcase fresh peaches.
They can be difficult to work with and keep from browning, but the cobbler’s baking process will preserve their beautiful color if you use ripe peach slices in your recipe.
The biscuit topping for this dessert can also include butter, milk or cream, sugar, cinnamon, and salt, which combine into an amazingly delicious flavor that compliments the sweet juicy fruit filling below it beautifully.
Can You Eat Leftover Peach Cobbler?
If you’ve ever made peach cobbler, I’m sure there was some leftover that didn’t get eaten.
That’s a shame because it is so delicious.
But what if you had to take the leftovers somewhere, and it couldn’t be heated up? Is eating cold peach cobbler doable? Let’s find out.
The first thing to consider is that cold food takes longer to digest because your body isn’t working as hard for the food to break down and be absorbed into your system.
This means you’ll have a slower metabolism, which may mean more weight gain if you’re not careful with how much you eat or drink at one time.
Peach cobbler will also taste creamier when refrigerated, especially if it has whipped topping on top of it as ice cream does.
It’s refreshing, too, so don’t worry about feeling bloated from eating something cold.
How to Store Leftover Peach Cobbler?
For those of you who have recently made peach cobbler or are planning on making it soon, we want to make sure that you know how to store leftover peach cobbler so that it doesn’t go bad and can be enjoyed later.
This is where we give you a few options for storing leftover peach cobbler:
– Place in an airtight container or bag, cover the top of it with plastic wrap (or wipe it down), then seal tightly shut so that there are no gaps to let outside air in; this will allow the peach cobbler to stay fresh longer than if left unsealed.
They can last anywhere from three to four days;.
– Freeze the peach cobbler for up to three months; this can be done by placing it in an airtight container or bag, covering the top of it with plastic wrap (or wiping down), sealing it tightly shut so that there are no gaps to let outside air in, and storing at 0 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 Celsius).
How to Tell if Peach Cobbler is Bad?
Peach cobbler is a southern staple, but that doesn’t mean it’s immune to spoilage.
While many people are familiar with the tell-tale signs of bad cake or brownies (baking soda), peach cobblers might not be as easy to spot.
The good news? It’s pretty simple to tell if peach cobbler is bad.
First, let’s go over some signs of spoilage:
- If the peach cobbler is moldy or has large black patches of crust, it’s bad news.
- If the peaches in the dish have turned brown and mushy, then sadly, this recipe isn’t salvageable as-is. This might be because they were overripe at purchase time, or you just forgot to take them out of your fridge before popping into a hot oven – either way, there’s nothing wrong with tossing these and starting fresh.
- The final sign of spoilage is when the filling seems watery or has turned to a brownish, light tan color.
- All in all, you can be confident that peach cobbler is still good if it smells fine and the top of your dish looks vibrant with peaches (albeit they might have browned).
How to Reheat Peach Cobbler in Oven?
Peach cobbler is a delicious dessert, but does it keep its flavor and texture when you reheat it in the oven? The answer depends on what kind of recipe you use.
If your peach cobbler includes eggs or milk, warming up leftovers will probably lead to some tough textures.
However, if your peach cobbler doesn’t include those ingredients, then it will probably be fine when warmed up in the oven.
Follow these steps to reheat it:
- Place the cobbler in an ovenproof dish.
- Cover with foil and place in a 350°F (180°C) preheated oven for 20 minutes or until warmed through.
- The result will be a perfect peach cobbler that tastes just like the first time you made it.
How to Reheat Peach Cobbler in Microwave?
Microwaves are great for reheating meals, but how can you successfully heat a peach cobbler? You may be surprised to learn that you can reheat peach cobbler in the microwave, and it will turn out just as good.
- Pour a small amount of water into your microwavable dish.
- Place the cake on top of this layer of water to not touch any sides or bottom.
- Microwave for one minute at full power.
- Remove from oven after cooking time is up to check if done; use a toothpick or knife to test center for doneness.
- Place back in the microwave until desired consistency is reached, then take off the plate with tongs when ready to serve.
This simple method means anyone can have their favorite dessert if they don’t have access to an oven.
How to Reheat Peach Cobbler on Stove?
If you’re looking to enjoy a delicious peach cobbler, but don’t have an oven and want to use your stove, then follow these steps to warm up your peach cobbler before you serve it.
- Add a little butter to the bottom of a skillet and put it over medium heat.
- Then spoon in the peach cobbler and spread it out evenly. Cover with a lid, turn the heat to medium-low and cook for about five minutes or until heated through.
- Serve immediately.
Peach cobbler is such a delicious dessert, but it can be hard to know how best to reheat leftovers.
With a handful of tips and tricks, you can reheat your dessert without the crust getting soggy or flavorless.
We recommend trying these methods to heat your leftover cobbler for dinner tonight.
If you’re interested in trying one of these methods, comment below or contact us for more information on how we might be able to help you out.