Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake Recipe

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Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake Recipe
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Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake Recipe

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MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Drain peaches, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Cut peach slices lengthwise in half; pat dry.
In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter, spices and reserved juice; spread into a 9-in. round baking pan coated with cooking spray. Arrange peach slices over top.
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk together egg, vanilla, buttermilk and remaining butter. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Spoon over peaches.
Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30-35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake in Light & Tasty February/March 2002, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 226 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Drain peaches, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Cut peach slices lengthwise in half; pat dry.
  2. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter, spices and reserved juice; spread into a 9-in. round baking pan coated with cooking spray. Arrange peach slices over top.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk together egg, vanilla, buttermilk and remaining butter. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Spoon over peaches.
  4. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30-35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake in Light & Tasty February/March 2002, p18

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HOGWriter User ID: 3126553 105293
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2014

"The topping was sweeter than expected...probably because the peaches were canned in heavy syrup. Will try recipe with fresh or frozen fruit next time. Couldn't find my 9" pan, so used an 8" and baked about 15 minutes longer. It was wonderful served warm with whipped cream."

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ConnieK User ID: 282614 42194
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2012

"Very good makeover recipe for peach upside down cake. Tasy and easy to make when using canned peaches."

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jenluv37 User ID: 3627926 35446
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"This was a great cake. Not as pretty as the picture. Don't know why the makeover cake used canned peaches instead of fresh. Used fresh then used peach puree instead of juice from the can. Would definitely make again but would try doubling the peaches on top."

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bluebowtye User ID: 119707 59001
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

"This is really good. I have made it several times. The peaches are a nice change of pace from traditional pineapple upside-down cake."

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