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Glazed Ontario Peach Pie

A winning combination of flaky pastry with a hint of chocolate and a light creamy cheese filling topped with fresh, juicy Ontario Peach slices and glaze.

Makes 6 servings


2 squares semi-sweet chocolate 2
1 baked 9-inch (23 cm) pie shells 1
1 pkg cream cheese, softened 250 g
1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted 125 ml
1/2 tsp almond extract 2 ml
1/2 cup whipping cream 125 ml
4 Ontario peaches peeled, pitted and sliced (2 cups/500mL) 4
2 Ontario peaches peeled, pitted and sliced (1 cup/250 mL)
1 tsp Lemon Juice 5 mL
1/4 cup Sugar 60 mL
4 tsp Cornstarch 20 mL



Melt chocolate; spread evenly over bottom of baked pie shell. Set aside.


Beat cream cheese, icing and extract together with electric mixer until light and creamy. Whip cream to stiff peaks. Fold into cheese mixture. Spread over chocolate layer. Chill one hour. Arrange peach slices attractively on top of cheese filling.


Purée peaches and lemon juice in food processor or blender until smooth. Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Add peach mixture; mix well. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and is thickened. Cool. Spoon glaze evenly over peaches. Refrigerate until firm, about two hours.