German Fresh Peach Kuchen

Recipe by Olha7397
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Pour enough boiling water over peaches in large bowl to cover.
  • Let stand 1 minute to loosen skins; then drain, and plunge into cold water for a few seconds to prevent softening of fruit.
  • With paring knife, pare peaches; place in a large bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Sprinkle peaches with lemon juice to prevent darkening.
  • Slice into the bowl; toss to coat with lemon juice; set aside.
  • Onto sheet of waxed paper, sift flour with the sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In large mixing bowl, using fork, beat eggs with milk and lemon peel.
  • Add flour mixture and melted butter, mixing with fork until smooth—1 minute.
  • Do not over-mix.
  • Butter a 9-inch Springform pan, or 9-inch round layer-cake pan.
  • (If cake pan is used, kuchen must be served from pan.).
  • Turn batter into pan; spread evenly over bottom.
  • (At this point, kuchen may be refrigerated several hour, or until about 12 hour before baking.).
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon; mix well.
  • DRAIN peach slices; arrange on batter, around edge of pan; fill in center with 5 peach slices.
  • Sprinkle evenly with sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  • Bake 25 minutes.
  • Remove kuchen from oven.
  • With a fork, beat egg yolk with cream.
  • Pour over peaches.
  • Bake 10 minutes longer.
  • Cool 10 minutes on wire rack.
  • To serve, remove side of springform pan.
  • Serve kuchen warm, cut into wedges, with sweetened whipped cream or soft vanilla ice cream.
  • Makes 8 to 10 servings.
  • McCalls Cooking School.