Peach Streusel Kuchen - a bread-like coffee cake with a fine and dense texture topped with fresh peaches and cinnamon almond streusel. | RotiNRice.com
Peach Streusel Kuchen
Prep Time
2 hrs 50 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
3 hrs 20 mins
 

Peach Streusel Kuchen - a bread-like coffee cake with a fine and dense texture topped with fresh peaches and cinnamon almond streusel.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 8
Calories: 340 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • cups unbleached white bread flour (375g)
  • 1/3 cup sugar (70g)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp butter (softened) (30g)
  • ¾ cup milk (180ml)
  • 4 peaches **
Topping
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (75g)
  • ¼ cup almond meal (ground almonds) (40g)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp butter (softened) (30g)
Instructions
  1. Combine bread flour, sugar, and salt in the mixing bowl of stand mixer and whisk till combined, about 30 seconds. Add yeast and whisk for another 30 seconds. Change out wire whisk with dough hook.
  2. Add egg, butter, and milk. Turn on mixer on speed 2. Mix for about 5 minutes. Scrape down sides of bowl and dough hook. Remove dough hook and cover with a plate for 15 minutes.
  3. Reattach dough hook, and mix for another 10 minutes to form smooth pliable dough. Remove dough and shape into a ball. Lightly oil mixing bowl. Return dough to bowl, cover with plate and allow to rise for about 1½ hours or almost double in size.
  4. Lightly oil a 9-inch spring form cake pan. Peel and slice peaches into ½-inch slices. Mix all topping ingredients in a medium sized bowl until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  5. When dough is ready, remove from mixing bowl and place on a lightly floured surface. Punch it down gently and roll it out to fit the pan. Ease it into position. Arrange peaches on top of dough. Sprinkle topping over peaches. Cover with lightly oiled plastic wrap and set in a warm place to rise slightly for about 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375&#176F (190&#176C). Bake kuchen for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes. Serve warm or turn onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe Notes

**Peaches may be substituted with 3 large apples or a pint of blueberries.