Peach and Berry Cobbler for a Movie Inspired #SundaySupper

Apr 14, 2013 by

Today’s #SundaySupper is so cool! We are all doing a post inspired by a special or favourite movie. Have you been able to think of a food or beverage and immediately connect it to a movie? You know, like how Carrie has her special Cosmopolitan and Bond has his Martini “shaken, not stirred.” You get the idea. Our host today is none other than Heather from GirliChef! Check out Heather’s awesome recipes on her blog.

I chose the movie Soul Food. I loved the movie so naturally, I loved the series too. I watched every single episode. I laughed. I cried. I crushed. Yes, Boris Kodjoe is the ish! I’m over him now, but back then….just looking at him made my day. I loved the series so much that I jumped at the chance to be an extra in one of the episodes. That’s right. I was on set for about 12 hours, mostly doing nothing – but I was there. It’s too bad I have no idea what season or episode it was. Ha! Ah well.

In the movie, I loved that every Sunday the family got together and had a big meal that everyone would enjoy. It was a time to catch up, work out issues, and share joys. You see, I believe I loved it because the values portrayed in the movie were similar to mine. The focus, aside from all the drama and family bickering, was always on family and bringing them back together after tremendous turmoil. Family first. I love a good drama. If you haven’t seen Soul Food (1997), it’s definitely an oldie but goodie.

It’s too  bad that the idea of Soul Food generally means something deep fried, sugar filled or unhealthy but incredibly tasty. Today I’m sharing a recipe that is a cleaner version of a Soul Food dessert. I wanted to try it because 1. I have never made a cobbler before and 2. I’m coming off a juice fast and I need a sweet treat that won’t throw me off my goal. I love that there are fruits and that the cake is made with spelt flour. Totally my kind of dessert!

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Peach and Berry Cobbler

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 6

This recipe was adapted from recipe "Peach & Blackberry Cobbler" found in The Best of Clean Eating


  • For the fruit layer:
  • Cooking Spray
  • 4 Peaches
  • 1 Cup Blueberries.
  • 1 Cup Strawberries, hulled and diced
  • 2 Tbsp light Agave
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Ginger
  • Top layer
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Light Agave Nectar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Tsp Pure Almond Extract
  • A sqirt of lemon juice - about 2 tsp
  • 1 Cup Spelt Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Rolled Oats (not the instant oats)
  • 1 Tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Tsp Fine Sea Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Coat a medium sized heat proof dish with cooking spray (at least 1.5 inches deep)
  3. Prepare the fruits: Peel and cut peaches into slices about quarter inch thick. Place in a medium sized mixing bowl. Add blueberries and strawberries. Toss with flour, agave, lemon juice and ginger. Toss to make sure everything is combined well. Set aside.
  4. Top layer: In another bowl, Whisk melted coconut oil, agave, and almond milk. Set aside
  5. Blend the spelt flour with the oats in a food processor. Transfer to another bowl and then add baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Whisk to combine.
  6. Gradually transfer the almond milk mixture into the flour mixture. Stir/whisk to combine. This will yield a thick batter.
  7. Using a large spoon, drop the batter randomly over the fruit mixture.
  8. Place dish over a lined rimmed cookie sheet
  9. Bake for 50-55 minutes, rotating half way through
  10. Serve warm with ice cream



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Here are the links to some wonderful recipes. Check them out!

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Forks Over Knives (veggie-heavy dishes and sides)

Udon (pasta and noodles)

Just Desserts (sweet treats)

Bottle Shock (beverages)



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  1. wow does your cobbler look delicious! Great choice for this week’s theme, Lyn!
    Pam @ Blueberries And Blessings recently posted..GlutenFree Orange Soda Pound Cake for #SundaySupperMy Profile

  2. Ohh Cobbler!
    Soul Food and deep south cooking are just kissing cousins. 99.999% of the time we had some sort of cobbler for dessert most nights when we were all growing up. The healthier biscuity twist is a refreshing change. Although – any diet can be improved with a little sweetness, fluffy, buttery biscuit cobblering going on!
    Toby @ Plate Fodder recently posted..Hadji and a Couple of ThugsMy Profile

  3. Lyn, this is one lovely looking cobbler. I love the topping!
    Jennie @themessybakerblog recently posted..“Eat Me” Blueberry Lemon Scones ~ #SundaySupperMy Profile

  4. You know you stole my Southern heart with a cobbler! It’s so nice that it’s a bit healthier than the regular versions. Now I just have to wait for peach season to arrive and make this with fresh-picked Georgia peaches.
    Renee recently posted..Beef and Onions Braised in Beer for #SundaySupperMy Profile

  5. omg Lyn I am all hooked for your fruity cobbler! Soul food, I don’t think so I know the movie but I am IMDBing it right now and if you love it I should enjoy it as well. There are 2 versions a newer and older? which one is better?

  6. I think cobblers are underappreciated! This looks awesome – now if spring would show up so that we could have fresh fruit I’d be in business lol.
    Amanda @ MarocMama recently posted..الدار البيضاء Fish Tajine for #SundaySupperMy Profile

  7. How cool that you were an extra..I’d be diggin’ up all the old episodes and combing them for a glimpse of myself 😉 (I didn’t even realize they’d made a tv series out of it!) I haven’t seen Soul Food in years, but I do remember liking it. You’ve inspired me to watch it again soon…preferably with a big, warm scoop of this delicious cobbler.
    Heather @girlichef recently posted..Beet Chips …inspired by Food Matters {#SundaySupper Movie-inspired Recipes}My Profile

    • Heather, I thought about buying the box sets but who has the money for that? LOL then I would have to watch every episode to see if I’m actually in it. I found out from the last movie I was an extra in, that scenes can be omitted from the final production. At least I was in the deleted scenes that are on the offical DVD 😉
      I hope you get to watch it again, Heather. Good movie.
      lovelypantry recently posted..Peach and Berry Cobbler for a Movie Inspired #SundaySupperMy Profile

  8. I didn’t miss where to comment this time! I just love cobblers of all types, and I like the movie “Soul Food,” and all those scenes with that delectable food. Nice recipe!

    Alaiyo Kiasi recently posted..Alaska Smoked Salmon, Celery and Apple Salad #SundaySupperMy Profile

  9. Liz

    I am a huge fan of fruit desserts…pies, crisps, cobblers! And peach and berry is one of my favorite combinations! Your healthier version looks perfect to me! How fun that you were on the set for this series!!!
    Liz recently posted..Croque-Monsieur..#SundaySupper, #MovieInspiredRecipesMy Profile

  10. Great Cobbler! Your pics are amazing. Yum :)
    Shannon @VillageGirlBlog recently posted..Scones inspired by the Movie Tea With Mussolini #SundaySupperMy Profile

  11. I have not seen that movie but have to. I was just talking about cobblers the other day saying I haven’t made enough of them, better change that with your recipe!! Looks so good!!
    Tara recently posted..Ratatouille Inspired By Ratatouille the movie for #SundaySupperMy Profile

  12. This is stunning! I am not a fan of blueberries and I even want to eat this now!
    Megan recently posted..Spicy Seared Tuna with Balsamic Reduction (inspired by Big Fish) for Movie Inspired #SundaySupperMy Profile

  13. Love, love a good cobbler. I must take the time to make it one of these days. There are only really a handful of places that compare to homemade. Great looking recipe!
    Martin D. Redmond recently posted..Wines To Pair With #SundaySupper Movie-Inspired RecipesMy Profile

  14. I can’t wait for fresh peaches! Love that you used coconut oil and almond milk. Great looking cobbler.
    Shelby | Diabetic Foodie recently posted..Goat Cheese Basil Grits for #SundaySupperMy Profile

  15. All I can say this is yummmy!!!! I could never ever say NO to cobbler especially peach and berry combo. Yours look inviting, delicious with vibrant colors. DELISH!
    Sandra’s Easy Cooking recently posted..Lunch Box: Battered baked Fish SandwichMy Profile

  16. I love fruit based desserts. They are infinitely healthier than the odd brownie, right? Congrats on completing your juice fast! How do you feel after it? I’ve been thinking about getting into it but don’t know how it will make me feel especially since I work full time and have to cook for my hubs and all.
    Jayne recently posted..Lemon Sugar CookiesMy Profile

  17. Cobbler has got to be the epitome of comfort food! And I’m seriously going to have to watch that movie!
    Conni @FoodieArmyWife recently posted..The Good “Chocolat” Cake for a Cinematically Inspired #SundaySupperMy Profile

  18. Great movie with a great cast! Had no idea there was a TV series. This cobbler looks and sounds amazing…a great way to transition from a juice fast! 😉
    Amy Kim (@kimchi_mom) recently posted..Thursday Three –, Sharing is Caring, and Food ArtMy Profile

  19. Mmmmmm, love cobblers. And I’m loving the #SundaySupper hashtag! First I’ve heard of it. May have to jump in on the fun.
    Candace recently posted..Nutella Brownies – Best Brownies EVERMy Profile

  20. I am licking my screen, because the cobbler looks that good. I wish I had that magic baking touch, so I could make this awesome recipe a reality. I might give it a shot over the weekend. Nothing tried, nothing gained.
    Janene recently posted..The Best Way to Defrost Bacon!My Profile


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