Fig and Peach Kuchen
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 12
Fresh peaches plus fresh figs equals a wonderful summer dessert. Light and fluffy, this kuchen is the perfect addition to a late-night dinner party, pairing well with coffee or malty beer---and a good time.
  • 2 plump and ripe peaches, cut into small pieces
  • 10-15 small, ripe figs, cut into quarters
  • 1 cup ( ) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 oz (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • ⅔ cup () granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup () packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9 x 2-inch round baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a mixer with a paddle attachment, beat butter at medium speed until creamy, for about 45 seconds. Scrape butter down sides of bowl.
  4. Pour in granulated sugar, followed by brown sugar until fluffy.
  5. Beat in egg, followed by egg yolks and vanilla.
  6. On slowest speed, add in flour mixture until combined.
  7. Pour batter into baking pan.
  8. Starting at the outside of the pan, begin to arranged the figs and peaches in a circular pattern (or any way your heart desires) and sprinkle some extra sugar on top.
  9. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until firm and set. Let cool for an hour.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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