Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Catherine A. Brorby, Author of Making the Most of Your Food Allergies
This is also my mother's recipe, and is made a lot during peach season. It is not a biscuit-like crust, but a sweet cake-like one. It is a family favorite.
Diet Types: Low Sodium, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 6 cups peeled, sliced peaches (the sweetest ones you can find)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or alternative
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup white rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder, corn-free if necessary
  • 1/4 cup milk or rice milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla, alcohol-free if necessary
  • Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: Over one hour
    Instructions:
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, cream the sugar and butter. Add the egg. Mix well. In a small bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Measure the milk, add the vanilla. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture a bit at a time, alternating with the milk and vanilla. Put the sliced peaches in a 9x9 inch pan. Drop the batter by large spoonfuls evenly over the fruit. Bake for 50 minutes or until top is lightly browned and firm to the touch. Cool. Serve warm or cold. This recipe is easily doubled, use a 9x13 inch pan. This recipe is free of wheat and corn. Can be free of soy if you use butter. Can be free of dairy if you use milk-free margarine and rice milk. Can be free of yeast and gluten if you use alcohol free vanilla. Can be free of corn if you use corn-free baking powder. Rice milk is used in the nutrition analysis.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 6
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 290
    Calories from Fat 49
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 5g8%
      Saturated Fat 3g14%
      Mono Fat 2g 
      Poly Fat 0g 
    Cholesterol 51mg17%
    Sodium 77mg3%
    Total Carbs 58g19%
      Dietary Fiber 4g16%
    Protein 4g 
    Iron3%
    Calcium7%
    Vitamin B-122%
    Vitamin B-610%
    Vitamin C13%
    Vitamin E8%
    Vitamin D1%
    Vitamin A11%
    Selenium14%
    Manganese20%
    Copper10%
    Zinc4%
    Pantothenic acid6%
    Niacin12%
    Riboflavin6%
    Thiamin7%
    Folate4%
    Potassium11%
    Phosphorus14%
    Magnesium6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.