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Last week I made this amazing upside down peach cake inspired by Julie Goodwin's recipe. I made few changes to the original recipe according to my taste. The idea of this cake is to bake with a layer of peach on the bottom of the pan and turn it upside down after taking out of the oven. If you layer the peach slices well, the cake will turn out very beautiful. You can also use pineapple or apricot instead of peach.

Upside Down Peach Cake


Ingredients:
  • Canned sliced peach (enough to cover the base layer of the cake)
  • 250g margarine
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup milk powder (to accentuate milky flavour)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
Preparation:
  • Preheat oven at 180C.
  • Grease your non-stick cake pan with margarine.
  • Layer peach slices evenly on the pan as shown in the picture.
Upside Down Peach Cake
  • Using an electric beaters, cream margarine and sugar until the sugar is well dissolved.
  • Adding one egg at a time, keep mixing.
  • Add flour, milk powder and milk in two batches and fold in well until they are nicely combined. This cake batter is a bit thicker compared to other cake batters.
Upside Down Peach Cake
  • Pour the batter on top of the peach layer and spread evenly around the pan.
Upside Down Peach Cake
  • Bake for around 40-45 minutes.
Upside Down Peach Cake
  • Turn it upside down into a wire rack to cool so that the peach layer is now on top.
Upside Down Peach Cake

Upside Down Peach Cake

Upside Down Peach Cake



16 comments:

    Anca@Bistro Gerard said...
    This looks delicious! I'm a huge fan of fruit upside down cakes, as you say they look beautiful :-) With the stone fruit season having already started, I can't wait to experiment with peach recipes - thank you for sharing this one!
  1. ... on November 27, 2010 at 1:58 PM  
  2. Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...
    this sound refreshing an yummy!
  3. ... on November 27, 2010 at 5:28 PM  
  4. Prathima Rao said...
    Beautiful presentation!!!This cake is sure to be a hit at home..im off to get d ings now!!
  5. ... on November 27, 2010 at 7:40 PM  
  6. Elisabeth said...
    Beautiful, and yummy upside down peach cake. I always have canned sliced peaches on hand, the recipe looks easy. What a great suggestion for a nice and easy dessert.
    Thanks for sharing!
  7. ... on November 28, 2010 at 8:25 AM  
  8. Emma said...
    This looks lovely, I can see myself sitting down and having a piece of this with a cup of tea, thanks for a great recipe :)
  9. ... on November 30, 2010 at 12:29 AM  
  10. Quay Po Cooks said...
    I love making upside down cakes with all sorts of fruits. They look lovely and taste delicious. You cake looks perfect.
  11. ... on November 30, 2010 at 2:09 AM  
  12. Anncoo said...
    WOW! This looks lovely. Can't wait to try it :)
  13. ... on December 4, 2010 at 12:42 PM  
  14. jaime said...
    Hi Your blog looks great and I am really excited to try some of the recipes. :) I will update you on how they come out!

    from theblogfrog
  15. ... on December 16, 2010 at 12:59 AM  
  16. Deborah said...
    What a gorgeous cake!!
  17. ... on December 17, 2010 at 8:31 AM  
  18. Spoon and Chopsticks said...
    Thanks everyone for your comments. This was the first time I tried this upside down cake and it proved to be a success. A beginner's luck perhaps or my true ability to bake? Anyway I am happy with the result.

    @jaime: Thanks for liking my blog. Please do update on how you go with my recipes. I'd love to hear from you.
  19. ... on December 17, 2010 at 6:21 PM  
  20. Keaton said...
    This looks delicious. I'm partial to peaches: My grandmother passed away last January and my best memories are making peach waffles with her, using fresh peaches from her peach tree. Every time I eat peaches, or any baked goods with peaches, it brings me back to her kitchen when I was a little girl. Thank you for this, I might use the remaining frozen peaches she gave me to make this.
  21. ... on January 27, 2011 at 11:47 AM  
  22. Spoon and Chopsticks said...
    @Keaton: Thanks for sharing your memories of your grandmother. Most of us have wonderful memories of our grandmothers' kitchen.
  23. ... on February 6, 2011 at 9:15 AM  
  24. Jenn said...
    That is beautiful! I took an outdoor cooking class where they made a pineapple version of this on the campfire in a dutch oven. It was really cool.
    Your photos are always so beautiful!
    Jenn
  25. ... on February 11, 2011 at 12:31 AM  
  26. Anonymous said...
    Margarine...are you serious!!!!!
  27. ... on May 20, 2012 at 6:38 PM  
  28. Anonymous said...
    Beautyfull, and feeling the sagacity of cook. love it
  29. ... on May 22, 2012 at 11:15 PM  
  30. Mari said...
    Delicious! This I must try soon! Thanks :)
  31. ... on June 17, 2012 at 12:42 AM  

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