- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves
- 1/4 cup flaked coconut
- 2 eggs
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Pour butter into a 9-in. round baking pan; sprinkle with brown sugar. Drain peaches, reserving 6 tablespoons of syrup. Arrange peach halves, cut side down, in a single layer over the sugar. Sprinkle coconut around peaches; set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored; gradually beat in sugar. Add extract and reserved syrup. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to egg mixture and mix well.
- Pour over peaches. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; invert cake onto a serving plate. Serve warm. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Reviews for Peach Upside-Down Cake
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"I tried this recipe and I did make adjustments: I used a 15-oz. can of apricot halves in its juice and pear juice which I drained off and reserved for the batter: 6 Tbsp. instead of the peach halves. I used 1/3 cup flaked coconut. I think for me that it would've been better if I'd greased and floured my9" round baking pan! I'd also baked the cake 55 minutes and the cake did test done, but the top was quite firm and browned. It WAS very good, but I know now that if I make this cake again, to bake just 50 minutes! I also probably would use about 6 Tbsp. of melted butter-I don't think that 1/3 cup of butter was enough! I admit that I HAD combined the brown sugar with the melted butter-next time, I'll plan to sprinkle the brown sugar over the melted butter! This IS a good recipe and thank you for sharing it with Taste of Home!delowenstein"
"This is really good!"
"Reminds me of my mother's homemade upside down cake."
"I made this many years ago, lost my recipe and found it here, Yea!!! I can't wait to make this again.... I just love the coconut in this!!!"
"I made this many years ago, couldn't find the recipe until now...YEA! I can't wait to make this again!!! the coconut is wonderful."