Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups pitted and sliced Artisan Organic peaches
  • Whipped cream or topping, optional
  • 1 package (9 oz) yellow cake mix

Great summertime recipe featuring fresh organic peaches, which are a great source of vitamin C and potassium.

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  • Yield
    8 servings
  • Prep time
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  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Dessert
  • Level
    Moderate

Instructions

Yellow Cake Mix Version:

  1. Prepare yellow cake mix batter according to package directions.
  2. Pour into greased 9-inch tart pan.
  3. Bake at 325 for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
  4. Cool 5 minutes in pan; invert onto rack and cool completely.

Homemade Version:

  1. Beat 2 egg yolks and 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl until lemon-colored.
  2. Beat 2 egg whites until soft peaks form; gradually add 3 tablespoons sugar and beat until stiff but not dry.
  3. Fold egg white mixture into yolk mixture.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and mix well; fold into egg mixture.
  5. Pour into greased 9-inch tart pan.
  6. Bake at 375°F 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
  7. Cool 5 minutes in pan; invert onto rack and cool completely.
  8. Complete topping per directions above.

Creamy Filling:

  1. Combine 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cornstarch and dash of salt in a medium saucepan.
  2. Stir in 3/4 cup of milk.
  3. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
  4. Stir small amount of hot mixture into 2 beaten eggs; mix well and slowly pour egg mixture into hot mixture.
  5. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture thickens.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in 2 teaspoons of vanilla.
  7. Cool; cover surface with plastic wrap or waxed paper to prevent skin from forming on top.
  8. Makes 1 cup. Spread the filling on cooled cake. Arrange peach slices on filling.
  9. Pipe whipped cream along outer edge of torte, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 410
  • Fat Content: 14g
  • Cholesterol Content: 61mg
  • Saturated Fat Content: 481mg
  • Carbohydrate Content: 66.3g
  • Fiber Content: 1.6g
  • Sugar Content: 41.1g
  • Protein Content: 5.9g