Peach: Deep Dish Peach Pie

posted by Kayce 05-19-100 8:33 AM

Deep Dish Peach Pie

9 medium fresh peaches (about 3 lbs.)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup toasted almonds,or pecans chopped (optional)
1/2 tsp. almond extract
Pastry for one crust pie

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Peel and slice peaches to measure 6 cups. In a bowl combine, sugar, flour, and nutmeg. Add peaches, nuts, and almond extract. Toss to coat peaches thoroughly.

Turn into a 2 quart casserole dish. On a lightly floured board, roll out pastry; cut into 1/2 in. wide strips. Arrange in lattice fashion over filling, moistening ends of strips and sealing to dish.

Bake at 425 for 40 minutes, or until crust is golden. Makes 6-8 servings.

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