*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Fruit Cobbler
 
 Recipe By     : Sema Wilkes, Savannah, Ga.
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:25
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruit
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   butter
    1      tablespoon    grated lemon rind
    2      cups          apples, cherries, or berrys
    3      tablespoons   cornstarch
    1 1/2  cups          sugar, divided
    1      cup           all-purpose flour -- sifted
    1      teaspoon      baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           milk
      1/4  cup           veg. shortening
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    1      large         egg
 
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
 In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and add the lemon peel and fruit. Add
 cornstarch and 3/4 cup of sugar and cook over medium heat, stirring
 constantly, until thickened, 6-8 minutes.  Pour into 1 1/2 qt. shallow
 baking dish; let stand while making topping. Sift flour, remaining 3/4 cup
 of sugar, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl.  Add milk, shortening,
 vanilla and egg.  Beat at medium speed for 2-3 minutes.  Spoon over fruit
 in baking dish.  Bake about 40 minutes.