Dakota Peach Kuchen

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2014, Cook's Country TV

Kuchen, the official state dessert of South Dakota, features layers of sweet yeasted dough, luscious fruit, and rich custard. And it’s easier to make than it looks.

SERVES16 to 20 (Makes two 9-inch kuchens)

TIME1¾ hours, plus 2 hours rising, 1 hour chilling, and 1 hour cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This combination of rich yeasted dough, creamy custard, and fresh fruit is a coffee cake that comes to us via South Dakota. To make the rich dough turn out light and tender, we let the dough rise and then let it rest in the fridge before we...

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