Feijoa and cardamom cobbler. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Recipe: Feijoa and Cardamom Cobbler

Serves 4

• 16-20 feijoas prepared as steps 1 and 2 in recipe below 
• 1 cup plain flour 
• 1 tsp baking powder 
• ½ tsp salt 
• 1 tsp ground cardamom 
• ¼ cup white sugar 
• 100g softened butter 
• Milk

1. Preheat oven to 180C. Spoon the feijoas and syrup into the bottom of four pudding bowls.

2. Into a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt and cardamom. Stir in sugar then rub in the butter using your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Slowly add a little milk and gently stir to make a soft dough.

3. Spoon dollops over the fruit but not covering so the fruit is visible in places. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve while hot with lashings of custard.

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