Peach Custard Kuchen

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Kuchen ([koo-KHuh n] or (kû'kən, -KHən) is the German word for "cake," is used as the name for several different types of sweet Dessert,Pastry, and gateaux. The term itself may cover as many distinct desserts as its English counterpart "cake."
If you like peach cobbler, this is definitely for you.

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons suga
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup margarine or , softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh peaches (about 3 medium)
  • 1/3 cup >sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup whipping cream

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Stir together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the salt and baking powder.
3. Work in butter until mixture is crumbly.
4. Pat mixture firmly and evenly in bottom and halfway up sides of ungreased square pan, 8 x 8 x 2 inches.
5. Arrange peaches in pan.
6. Mix 1/3 cup sugar and the cinnamon.
7. Sprinkle over peaches (it may seem like a lot, but it's not).
8. Bake 15 minutes.
9. Blend egg yolks and whipping cream.
10. Pour over peaches.
11. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until custard is set and edges are light brown.
12. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
13. Refrigerate any remaining dessert.

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