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Fruit Pan Dowdy Recipe
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Fruit Pan Dowdy
1 gal. plus 3 1/2 qts. canned, sliced peaches or canned mixed fruits
1 gal. plus 3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. baking soda
2 tbsp. salt
1 qt. plus 1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups frozen whole eggs, thawed or 6 fresh large eggs
3 cups reserved juice from peaches
2 qt. plus 1 cup water
2 cups brown sugar
2 tbsp. ground cinnamon
Drain peach slices and reserve juice. Set aside.
Using the paddle attachment, blend flour, baking soda, salt, and
sugar at low speed for 30 seconds.
Whisk eggs until smooth. Add eggs, reserved juice, and water to dry
ingredients and mix at low speed for 1 minute. Scrape sides of bowl
and mix at medium speed for 1 minute. Spread 1 quart 2 cups of
batter in each lightly greased steam table pan (12"x20"x2 1/2").
Distribute 1 quart 3 1/2 cups of peaches evenly over each pan of
batter. Blend brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle 1/2 cup evenly over
Bake in a 350°F conventional oven for 50 minutes or a 325°F
convection oven for 50 minutes.