Peach Slices Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Sifted all purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 Milk3 Tablespoon
 Grated lemon rind1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sliced fresh peaches1 Quart
 Ground cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried currants1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg white1
 Confectioners sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3439 Calories from Fat 1274

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 145 g222.9%

Saturated Fat 89.4 g446.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 552.4 mg

Sodium 99.4 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 512 g170.8%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.4%

Sugars 293 g

Protein 42 g83.5%

Vitamin A 152.7% Vitamin C 1759.5%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 73%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift flour into a bowl.
Blend butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse corn-meal.
Add 1/4 cup sugar, egg yolk, milk, and lemon rind.
Mix well and shape into a ball.
Divide pastry into 2 equal parts and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Knead a little on lightly floured board and roll out into 2 equal-size rectangles 9 x 13 inches.
Place one sheet of pastry on a pan (9 x 13 inches) with sides; cover with peaches tossed with 3/4 cup sugar, the cinnamon, and currants.
Adjust the other pastry sheet over peaches and prick lightly with a fork; brush with egg white.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375° F.) for 35 minutes.
Cut into slices when cold and dust with confectioners' sugar.
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