Southern Peach Cobbler Cupcakes

These Southern Peach Cobbler Cupcakes are a decadent and classic treat. The moist cupcake is covered in a creamy buttercream frosting and topped sweet peaches. Delectable!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Southern Peach Cobbler Cupcakes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cool 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes



  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup softened butter unsalted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Peach Cobbler Filling and Topping

  • 3 15 oz cans of peaches in light syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

Buttercream Frosting

  • 2 sticks softened butter unsalted
  • 4 1/4 cups confectioners sugar sifted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract


  • Add the sour cream to the milk. Mix until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, add the salt and baking powder to the cake flour. Whisk or sift until well incorporated.
  • In another bowl, mix butter until creamy.
  • Add granulated sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, to the butter mixture.
  • Alternating, mix in dry and wet ingredients. Don’t overmix the batter.
  • Set batter aside and make peach cobbler filling.
  • Add peaches, sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract to a pan. Turn heat to medium.
  • Cook for approximately 10 minutes, until filling starts to bubble. Add cornstarch.
  • Once the peach filling is thickened, remove approximately 1-1/2 cups from the pan and puree it in a food processor or blender.
  • Add the pureed peach cobbler mixture to the cake batter. Mix until well combined.
  • Fill cupcake cups with approximately ¼ cup of batter.
  • Bake at 325 Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • Allow cupcakes to cool completely.
  • Frost the cupcakes with a simple buttercream frosting.
  • Top each frosted cupcake with a cooked peach slice and drizzle with peach cobbler sauce.
  • Enjoy!