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Recipe for a Scrumptious Peach Pie with Toasted Hazelnut Crust

Peach pie

When autumn arrives in Paris, ideas of basic fall flavors like cranberries and cinnamon are simply across the nook. But, we regularly need to maintain on to the heat of these sunny summer time days alongside the Seine just a bit whereas longer. This is a particular recipe from Madelyn, Paris Excellent founder, that celebrates the flavors of each seasons.  This fabulous peach pie has an autumnal twist – a scrumptious hazelnut crust. Madelyn shares, “For years I’ve made a cranberry pie for Thanksgiving and Christmas with a hazelnut crust. There’s one thing about hazelnuts that provides a beautiful distinction to the tart cranberries. It simply melts in my mouth!” Add a vibrant contact of summer time sweetness with this peach pie and the pleasant toasty taste of a hazelnut crust.

Making ready the Peaches

Pores and skin the Peaches:

Poach pieces in boiling water for a couple of minutes. Normal directions say 30 seconds, however it could take a number of minutes. As soon as they’re completed, it is really easy to easily peel off the pores and skin. As soon as peeled, slice peaches as typical.

peach pie


With the sweetness of peaches, a low sugar recipe works properly for this pie. In reality, ever since we tasted the scrumptious sweets at Aleno et Rivoire, the place Chef Rivoire makes use of birch sugar as a sweetener, we’ve began to bake and cook dinner with birch sugar as properly – additionally known as Xylitol.

6 peaches

1 tsp vanilla extract (I really added 2 tsp; we love vanilla and peaches!)

¼ C lemon juice

3 Tbsp cornstarch

½ C brown sugar or ½ C Xylitol

½ tsp cinnamon

Xylitol is the title of the sugar from birch bark or corn cobs. You cook dinner in the identical relationship as sugar. For me there is no such thing as a aftertaste, which is why I prefer it. 

After making ready the peaches, mix above substances and cook dinner whereas whisking collectively. Convey to boil.

Then cook dinner for 4 extra minutes till thickened.

Toasted Hazelnut Crust

We liked the crunchy crust from Sally’s Baking Habit for a Nutella Tart with Toasted Hazelnut Crust and used that as inspiration for this pie recipe.

Preheat oven to 300 levels F (150 levels C)

1 C (120 grams) hazelnuts

1 C (120 grams) flour

(recipe calls for two TBSP sugar however I didn’t add)

¾ tsp salt

115 grams butter, cubed and chilly                                                    

3 TBSP ice water

Chop hazelnuts and toast within the oven at 300 levels, about 7 minutes. Hold your eye on them.

Put hazelnuts, flour, salt and butter in meals processor and blend.

Pour into bowl, and add ice water 1 Tbsp at a time till you get a great dough-y consistency. Press right into a pie pan.

I cowl with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes at 300 levels.

Take away, pour in your peaches and let cool off. It’s scrumptious!

For an additional candy deal with, attempt our Peach Tarte Tatin recipe too. Bon appétit!

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