Cherry Peach Kuchen

Cherry Peach Kuchen
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This traditional German, fruit-filled kuchen (cake) makes a great coffee cake or dessert. If you like, top it with a little whipped cream.
15 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Topping

1/3 cup
all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons
sugar
2 tablespoons
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup
chopped pecans

Cake

1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
3/4 cup
sugar
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup
milk
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract

Filling

2/3 cup (10 to 12)
sweet cherries*, pitted, halved
3/4 cup
peach slices**
 
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped, if desired
 
*Substitute 1 (16 1/2-ounce) can dark sweet cherries, drained.
**Substitute 1 (15-ounce) can sliced peaches, drained.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease and flour 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom; set aside.
  2. Combine 1/3 cup flour and 3 tablespoons sugar in bowl; cut in 2 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Set aside.
  3. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt in another bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk, egg and almond flavoring; stir just until moistened.
  4. Spread batter into prepared pan. Arrange cherries and peaches over dough; sprinkle with topping. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
  5. Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
250
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
34g
Protein
3g
Fat
12g
Sodium
240mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This cake turned out very moist- definitely needs the springform pan. I used fresh peaches and thawed frozen cherries, and my family and I enjoyed it very much.

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