Fresh peach slices are covered in a custard filling for this dessert. It's finished off with a crumbly cinnamon-sugar topping.

Source: Midwest Living
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Peach Kuchen

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare Kuchen Crust. Use your hands to slightly flatten dough. Roll dough from center to edges into a 12-inch circle. Transfer dough to a deep-dish 9-inch pie plate, trim and crimp edge as desired.

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For topping:
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

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For filling:
  • In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg. Sprinkle piecrust with cinnamon mixture. Top with sliced peaches.

For custard:
  • In a medium bowl, stir together 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons flour. Add milk and eggs; mix well.

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  • Pour custard over peach mixture and sprinkle with the topping. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 1 hour or until center is set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate any remaining kuchen. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Peach Kuchen)

298 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 7g; cholesterol 100mg; sodium 145mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 1g; protein 5g; vitamin a 583IU; vitamin c 2mg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Kuchen Crust

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add milk and egg, lightly beaten, all at once. Using a fork, stir just until moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing dough for 4 to 6 strokes or just until dough holds together. Continue as directed in Step 1.

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