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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and lemon zest; beat well. Gradually add flour, beating just until mixture forms a ball. Flatten into a 6-inch disk. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°. Ib a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a 10-in. circle. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, 15-20 minutes.
  • Arrange peach slices over crust to within 1 inch of edges. Microwave preserves for 30 seconds; brush over peaches. Bake until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, about 10 minutes. Using parchment, slide kuchen onto a wire rack to cool.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 300 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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