Cherry Peach Kuchen
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Cherry Peach Kuchen

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
1 hr



1/3 cup all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces

1/4 cup chopped pecans


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


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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease and flour 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom; set aside.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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 extract; stir just until moistened.

  4. STEP 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. STEP 5

    Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.


12Fat (mg)
45Cholesterol (mg)
240Sodium (mg)
34Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)


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  October 08, 2011

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.

— says Gemma
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