Hmm what to make with peaches? Most of us have a tree full of them at home and want to get a little creative with them. The first thing that comes to mind when I think of peaches is tea and pie. I’ve never made a pie from scratch so I knew this would be my opportunity to get down to business! It’s always fun challenging yourself to make something new things because it’s a new skill you could add to your personal “tool box” of things you could do.
Making a pie can be quite messy if your doing it for the first time but baking can little chaotic in general if you’re not an avid baker.
Of course I had to attempt to make this pie as healthy as possible by veganizing it and using whole-wheat flour for the crust. It came out tasty and it’s almost entirely guilt free if your trying to watch your sweet intake.
So why not make a picnic out of pie and tea? It’s always nice having company and being outside chit chatting about life, food, ideas, and future plan. It’s interesting how every friendship you have is uniquely different and you learn something new from each one of them.
Vegan Peach Pie:
* I doubled this recipe
- 1 1/2 cups Organic Whole Wheat Flour
- Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons stevia
- 1/2 cup oil
- 2 tablespoons orange juice (or almond milk)
- In a large bowl place all of the dry ingredients.
- Add milk and oil, mix with a fork.
- Pat into 9-inch pan with fingertips.
- If pre-baked crust is desired bake at 425 for 10 -12 minutes.
3-4 peaches, roughly diced and sliced
1/3 cup soy milk
1 Tbsp corn starch or arrowroot powder
1/3 cup stevia
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 tsp real vanilla extract
1/4 cup Earth Balance melted butter – cubed * vegan
- Peaches. Fold the peaches into the filling ingredients.
- Pull the crust from the oven and pour in peaches. Dot with your 1/4 cup cubed butter. Grab chilled dough (other half) and roll out. Slice into strips. Arrange on top.
- Bake at 350 for 55 minutes. Cool. Serve warm.
- 3 cups water
- 3 family size tea bags
- 2 fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced
- 1 cup water
- 1 1/2 teaspoons stevia powder
- Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add the tea bags, and steep for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags.
- Meanwhile, place peaches with 1 cup water into the jar of a blender, and blend until very smooth. Pour the peach mixture, tea, and stevia powder into a 1 gallon pitcher. Fill the pitcher to the top with water, and stir until blended