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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Brown Butter Peach Tourte

Dorie Greenspan Brown Butter Peach Tourte on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week, the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a peach pie of the best kind. Made with Dorie’s sweet tart dough, this pie/ tourte is filled with fresh peaches that have spent some time in some brown butter (to give them a lovely nutty flavour). SO good, especially now when peaches are in season.

I made this over two days – prepping the tart shell and partially baking it and prepping the pastry for the top on one day and assembling and baking the next. I’m no expert when it comes to double shell pie crusts so mine had a few cracks along the edges…

And when I cut into it, I ignored Dorie’s instructions to wait until it was cool to cut because mine all fell apart…

Baking Chez Moi Brown Butter Peach Tourte on eatlivetravelwrite.comI actually didn’t eat a slice of this. As I was cutting it for the photos, swarms of neighbours appeared (yes, really, three houses’ worth!) and I cut slices for everyone, reserving one for Neil. I tasted the broken bits of tart shell (YUM!) and got a small bowl of the filling that had spilled out and enjoyed it with ice cream.

Because pie is for sharing, right?

Slice of Dorie Greenspan Brown Butter Peach TourteGet the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Brown Butter Peach Tourte on p 142 of Baking Chez Moi.

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Tuesdays with Dorie participants don’t publish the recipes on our blogs, so you’re encouraged to purchase Baking Chez Moi for yourself which you can do on Amazon (this link should bring you to the Amazon store in your country) or for free worldwide shipping, buy from The Book Depository. Then join us, baking our way through the book!

 

 

 

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5 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Brown Butter Peach Tourte

  1. Cakelaw September 12, 2017 at 07:19 #

    This was so good!! I loved the top crust – so crispy and buttery. Yours looks terrific – lucky house guests.

  2. shirley@everopensauce September 12, 2017 at 15:24 #

    Yes, pie is for sharing. This tourte turns out bigger for some reasons. I should have given some away or have you take a piece of mine. A nice good looking slice in the photo.

  3. Zosia September 13, 2017 at 12:53 #

    I shared all of mine as well with some grateful tasters who enjoyed it very much.

  4. Diane Zwang September 13, 2017 at 17:11 #

    You must have quite a reputation with the neighbors:) The cracked shell is how you know it is homemade. I am looking forward to this one.

  5. Cheznana September 15, 2017 at 16:41 #

    That’s a beauty Mardi, I always loved Dorie’s sweet crust, so delicious.

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