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Champagne Peach Berry Cherry Cobbler Cake Thing

Ingredients

For the Fruit

  • 1 pound of cherries I used Ranier, rinsed, pitted, and stems removed
  • 3 peaches pitted, pealed, and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 pint blueberries rinsed
  • 2 pints strawberries stems removed, larger ones cut in half
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cup champagne prosecco, or sparkling wine

For the Cake

  • 2 sticks butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 large egg yolks room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Reserve a combination of a few berries and/or cherries for garnish if desired
  2. Combine cherries, peaches, blueberries, strawberries, sugar, cornstarch, and champagne (or other sparkling wine) in a Dutch oven, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until thick and syrupy - about 25 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350
  4. Combine butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed until smooth
  5. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Add vanilla to butter/sugar mixture, beat until combined
  7. Add eggs to butter/sugar mixture one at a time, incorporating each before adding the next
  8. Alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk, starting and finishing with flour
  9. Transfer fruit mixture to a large baking dish coated with cooking spray
  10. Using a spoon, drop large blobs of cake batter on top of the fruit
  11. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes, or until cake is golden brown and a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean.
  12. Cool on a wire rack
  13. Top with whipped cream and garnish with some reserved berries if desired
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature