Upside down peach cake

upside down peach cakeI’m currently having a very busy and sleepless summer especially after delivering my baby. But being in Lebanon with the abundance of fresh fruits, I couldn’t but turn the oven to bake this upside down peach cake.

A very easy and quick recipe, and doesn’t require too much ingredients.  I am sure you all have them at home even the peaches, it’s the season and it is at its peak (in July and August).

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Who can resist this mouth watering cake. Preheat your oven and go ahead do it, trust me it took less time to prepare it than writing the post 🙂

You need:

  • 3/4 cup softened butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4-5 peaches sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 9″ pan with a quarter of the softened butter. Dust it with the brown sugar then layer the peach slices over.

In a deep bowl beat the remaining butter with the sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Add the flour, baking powder and salt, beat well then add the milk. Spoon the mixture over the peaches.

Bake for 30 mns or until an inserted wooden skewer (or toothpick) comes out clean. Let it cool before inverting onto a serving plate.

upside down peach cakeServe it warm or cold, as per your taste. I personally like it cold. If you want to jazz it up, serve it with ice cream to beat the heat, especially it’s too hot nowadays!

upside down peach cakeI am sure this cake will be the center piece of your table, whether for dessert after lunch or when snacking. It’s fairly sweet and fruity, quenches your thirst on summer days or warm your hearts with a cup of tea. Enjoy!

upside down peach cake

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10 responses to “Upside down peach cake

  1. Looks fab! I have some peaches ripening in the fruit bowl right now, so that’s what I’m going to do with them sorted, then…!


  2. I bookmarked the recipe, bought the peaches the next day and made today this beautiful cake. And what can is say? As with all your cakes, I have not been disappointed. Such a perfect cake for summer. A beautiful recipe I will be making until I stop finding peaches at the market. Thank you.

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  3. kristenskitchencreations

    Yum! I’ve been wanted to make an upside down cake for so long, and your recipes sounds like the perfect one to try! The cake looks beautiful and it’s making my mouth water! Also, I’d appreciate it if you could check out my blog 😉


  4. Wow, that’s one delicious looking peach cake! Thanks for sharing! 🙂 xx


  5. Nice 🙂 I do the same recipe with apples, but the peaches one looks appetizing too. Bravo for the pictures too


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