Monday, August 29, 2011

Fresh Peach Pie

Just the smell of peaches reminds me of the
transition from summer to fall.  
We always have to make a fresh peach
pie - oooohhhh - so luscious and juicy.

I made one whole pie and these two
little pies with my perfectly ripe peaches. 

Fresh Peach Pie Recipe

1 C. pureed ripe peaches
1 C. sugar
3 T. cornstarch
1 T. butter
1/2 C. cold water
1 tsp. vanilla

1-9 inch pie shell, baked and cooled

7-8  C. ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
(about 6 or 7 large peaches)

Mix the peaches, sugar, cornstarch, butter, and
water in a medium saucepan.  Bring to a boil,
reduce heat and heat until thickened, stirring 
constantly.  When thick, remove from heat
and add vanilla.  Stir in and then
 transfer sauce to a bowl to cool to room
temperature.  When cool, press through
a fine mesh sieve to remove lumps.

When sauce is cool, peel and slice peaches. 
Gently toss the peaches in the sauce.
Pour into cooked and cooled crust.

Refrigerate until serving time.  Serve
with sweetened whipped cream or
vanilla ice cream.

(If you are used to making your fresh
peach pie with peach Jello, try this one.
I made one of each and tasted them side 
by side and will never make the Jello
one again!)

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  1. OH YUM!!!!!!!!!! I adore peach pie & this one looks divine! Our peaches have not done well this year because of the heat/lack of rain. I would love a slice of yours with a big cup of coffee. Have a great week.

  2. The pies are beautiful Jacqueline! I've never heard of making this type of no-bake fresh fruit pie before, I'd like to give it a try:@)

  3. They ARE beautiful! like a pastry shop.

  4. They are as gorgeous as they are yummy looking! I have never heard of the jello one, but this one sounds pretty simple. I will be putting this on my to do list!

  5. How beautiful! I love your linens too, they are gorgeous.

  6. It looks sooo delicious! We have a lot of Georgia peaches at all the fruit stands in Florida right now so I'm definitely going to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Looks absolutely delicious! I can almost taste it from here.

  8. Do you have a good crust recipe? This looks devine!

  9. SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Yummy!! I had some yesterday that you made. LOVED IT!!

  10. Beautiful! Scrumptious! Would love to be eating some.

  11. Jacqueline, Your pie are so picturesque, and delicious too I am sure. Stunning food photography! What a talented lady you are.
    Blessings, Beth

  12. Your peach pie looks beautiful. Of course everything you bake looks delicious. You have a gift for making a beautiful presentation with your food. Did you make that luscious looking crust from scratch? I love the unique bowl you baked the pie in.
    Hugs & Smiles!!!

  13. Wow! That is so beautiful it look "almost" to good to eat. Mine would be gone really fast! Looks and sounds so delicious!!

  14. What a delicious and pretty dessert. Peaches are so wonderful any way they are served and especially in a perfectly made pie like yours. Shannon

  15. I think that's the prettiest peach pie I've ever seen! I wish my husband loved them as much as I do.

  16. These are gorgeous and look so beautiful too, Jacqueline! STUNNING photos!

  17. I missed a lot being without internet power for 6 days from the hurricane! What a beautiful pie! Just fabulous!

  18. Always stunning everything you do dear friend, I love this! Loving this gorgeous peach pie and recipe. Thanks for sharing such beauty with us this year and I'm looking forward to visiting your great blog all of 2015.
    Happy new year!


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