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Grilled Drunken Apricot Cobbler

This post has been sponsored by Ralph’s Grocery. All opinions are my own! 

I love apricot cobblers during the summer. What I don’t like? Heating up the kitchen to make said apricot cobbler. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

I love apricot cobblers. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

I ran to my local Ralph’s grocery, and picked up some fresh local sourced apricots. Going with local guarantees I have the freshest fruit possible, to make an amazing cobbler. But I wanted to put a little twist on them. What if I soaked them in whiskey for an hour, then grilled them for the cobbler?

I love apricot cobblers. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

After I grilled them, I threw them in a skillet on the grill with the sugar, and just a tad more whiskey to let it cook down before pouring them over the batter sitting on the side burner in melted butter just ready to go. See? All outside! I ain’t about that “getting the kitchen hot” life right now!

I love apricot cobblers. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

The whiskey flavor adds a little extra “grown up” flavor to the cobbler, that really makes this something special. This is really the perfect summer treat for entertaining when the kids are off to summer camp. Or are just so picky that they wont even eat a fruit cobbler because it “looks weird” (quote from my son…).I love apricot cobblers. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

Apricots make an amazing cobbler by the way. Especially when they’re grilled. You get this nice tartness, along with a little smokey and sweet from it being cooked down. If you haven’t done an apricot cobbler, regardless of grilled or swimming in whiskey, you’re really missing out!

I love apricot cobblers. This weekend I experimented with grilling apricots, then cooking the cobbler in the grill. It came out amazing!

Also, feel free to mix up the alcohol too.  Try bourbon, or even honey or cinnamon whiskey to get different flavors. Also, if you’re making drunken apricots. You’re going to want to stick around and see what I did with the whiskey left from soaking the apricots!

Grilled Drunken Apricot Cobbler
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6 people 20 minutes
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Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Grilled Drunken Apricot Cobbler
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Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Ingredients
For the drunken apricots
For the batter
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Instructions
  1. Cut apricots in half. place in a zip lock bag with whiskey and let sit in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, up to 24 hours.
  2. Mix together white flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and milk in a bowl. set aside
  3. Preheat your grill to 350F. place apricots on grill face down and for about 5 minutes until they get nice char marks. Set them in a skillet with 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon, and about 1 oz of whiskey (optional)
  4. in a large skillet (about 18 inches) melt 1/2 cup of butter, then pour in your batter. Take the apricots from the other skillet and pour into the skillet that has the butter and batter. Do not stir.
  5. Close the grill and let cook for about 30-40 minutes until the batter is nice and golden brown on top. Let cool for about 5-10 minutes, then serve up with a nice cold scoop of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
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Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile

I’m an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to’s and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!

  • Rust

    wow! that is gorgeous and looks like it tastes as good as it looks!

    • You

      It’s my new summer favorite, thanks Rust!

  • Apricots are one of my favorite fresh fruits. Absolutely love them and your cobbler is making me wanna run out right now, grab some and make this.

    • You

      Thanks Nate! I’ve been waiting FOREVER for them to be in season!

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