Peach Streusel Kuchen – a bread-like coffee cake with a fine and dense texture topped with fresh peaches and cinnamon almond streusel.
2½ cups unbleached white bread flour (375g)
1/3 cup sugar (70g)
½ tsp salt
1¼ tsp active dry yeast
1 large egg
2 tbsp butter (softened) (30g)
¾ cup milk (180ml)
4 peaches **
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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. READ MORE