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Fresh Peach Kuchen

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Over the years I have mastered the art of making Fresh Peach Kuchen which I was taught by my family elders. Fresh Peach Kuchen makes a yummy Dessert. Whenever I have European friends visiting, I always prepare Fresh Peach Kuchen which is the most savored dish of their cuisine. I am sure both of us will be in agreement that this Fresh Peach Kuchen is very delectable.
Ingredients
  Boiling water 200 Milliliter
  Ripe peaches 2 Pound, sliced (Peeled, About 6)
  Frozen sliced peaches 21 Ounce
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Regular margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Heavy cream 3 Tablespoon
  Sweetened whipped cream/Soft vanilla ice cream 2 Tablespoon, sweetened
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare boiling water and pour over peaches in large bowl to cover. Let this stand 1 minute to loosen skins. Then drain the peaches and plunge into cold water for a few seconds to prevent softening of fruit. With paring knife, pare peaches; place in large bowl. Sprinkle peaches with lemon juice to prevent darkening. Slice and toss with lemon juice to prevent darkening
2. Preheat oven to 400F.
3. Butter a 9-inch springform pan, or a 9-inch round layer-cake pan.

MAKING
4. On to a cool surface, sift flour with the sugar, baking powder, and salt.
5. In large mixing bowl, using fork, beat eggs with milk and lemon peel.
6. Add flour mixture and melted butter, mixing with fork until smooth. This will take 1 minute. Turn batter into pan; spread evenly over bottom.
7. Combine sugar and cinnamon; mix well.
8. Drain peach slices; arrange on batter, around edge of pan; fill in center with 5 peach slices. Sprinkle evenly with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Bake 25 minutes. Remove kuchen from oven.
9. With a fork, beat egg yolk with cream. Pour over peaches. Bake 10 minutes longer. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack.

SERVING
10. Remove from pan and serve kuchen warm, cut into wedges, with sweetened whipped cream or soft vanilla ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert

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