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Pretty Peach Kuchen

 Pretty Peach Kuchen
This pretty kuchen makes an eye-appealing first impression and a tasty second impression. I usually make this with fresh peaches, but other fruits work well too, such as blueberries and sliced apples.—Angela Lott, Neshanic Station, New Jersey
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sliced peeled peaches
  • 1/2 cup peach or apricot preserves


  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • egg and lemon peel; beat well. Gradually add flour, beating just
  • until mixture forms a ball. Flatten into a 6-inch disk. Wrap in
  • plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a 10-in. circle.
  • Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake at 375°
  • for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Arrange peach slices over crust to within 1 inch of edges. Microwave
  • preserves for 30 seconds; brush over peaches. Bake 10 minutes longer
  • or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Using
  • parchment paper, slide kuchen onto a wire rack to cool. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 300 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.