Peach Cherry Pie with Crumb Topping

I found out a couple weeks ago that the number one thing my mom craved when she was pregnant with me was peaches – guess I’ve loved them since day 1! Then growing up, we had a peach tree in our back yard. I remember being very young and eating fresh juicy peaches off of our tree.

When looking through my blog, I haven’t posted many peach recipes. I think that’s because I prefer to just eat them straight up. Why mess with them by baking them?!? But a couple weeks ago my eyes were bigger than my stomach. I found myself up to my elbows in fresh ripe peaches. I just couldn’t eat them fast enough.

So I started searching for a recipe to help use up my bounty of peaches. First I stumbled upon this recipe for a peach-cherry galette. As I mentioned before, I’m not a huge fan of raw cherries. While I was browsing the internet, this recipe for a crumb topped fruit pie also caught my eye.

I decided to combine these two recipes into one amazingly delicious pie. I can definitely see myself making this pie again with a whole variety of fruit fillings. If you can dream up a combination of fruits, I’m sure it would work in this recipe.

I shared this pie with Hubby’s family on a recent weekend trip to Newport. Everyone enjoyed the pie, especially nuked for 30 seconds with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on top.

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Peach Cherry Pie with Crumb Topping

Peaches and cherries prove to be a great combo in this pie

Yield: 1 pie, Serves 12


For the Pie
1 pie crust

For the Pie Filling
3 cups peaches, sliced
2 cups cherries, stemmed, pitted, and cut in half
3/4 - 1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp salt

For the Crumb Topping
3/4 cups flour
1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 Tbsp + 2 tsp sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cinnamon
3/4 stick chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces


For the Pie
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Prepare you favorite pie crust recipe and roll into a pie plate.

For the Pie Filling
Combine 5 fruit with sugar, flour, lemon juice, and salt.

For the Crumb Topping
In a bowl, mix flour, both sugars, salt, and cinnamon.

With your hands, work in butter pieces, until large clumps form.

Assemble the Pie
Pour pie filling into pie shell. Sprinkle with the crumb topping.

Place on foil-lined baking sheet in lower third of oven; reduce heat to 350 degrees.

Bake until fruit bubbles and crust browns, 1 1/2 hours. If topping begins to brown too quickly, tent with foil. Let cool 6 hours.

Pie inspired by Martha Stewart, filling inspired by A Splash of Vanilla

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9 Responses to “Mustard Maple Brussels Sprouts”

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    Shannon — November 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    ooh, i love a good brussels recipe, this one is definitely going on the top of my to-try list! and i’m totally with you on pomegranate seeds 🙂

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:05 pm

      Are pom seeds the best.

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    Ginny — November 21, 2013 at 4:59 am

    I will definitely try these. But that’s not why I wrote. I wanted to tell you that I’m proud of you for taking off time to be with your family. It may or may not have been a difficult decision. That doesn’t matter – It was the right thing to do. While you didn’t ask my permission, you didn’t need to. You have my unmitigated support.

    Now go enjoy. Just remember to put your feet up now and then and if anyone volunteers, accept their offer without guilt. It will not only give you a break, you will likely have the perfect chance to bond with (and love) your helpers.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:09 pm

      Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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    Liz — November 21, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Nice recipe. Thank you. Enjoy your time off and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.

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    Athena @ Fitness & Feta — November 21, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Love pomegranates, and I love Brussels Sprouts, so I can’t wait to try this recipe. My boyfriend doesn’t have the same love affair with Brussels Sprouts as I do, but I’m hoping this will help change his mind. Thanks!

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:11 pm

      This is definitely a recipe that could change the tune of a non-brussels-sprouts lover. Let me know how it goes.

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    Charles Berger — November 29, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    It looks fantastic! thanks a lot for sharing the recipe

    • beantownbaker — December 1st, 2013 @ 6:49 pm

      It’s really quite tasty. Let me know if you try it out!

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