This is the BEST homemade peach upside-down cake. It’s made from a moist vanilla cake base that’s baked on top of sweet, juicy peaches. This is an easy-to-follow recipe, even for those that are new to baking!
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An upside-down cake is simply a cake that is baked with the “toppings” on the bottom of the pan and the cake batter on top. It is prepared and baked and then flipped over before serving. So those toppings that disappeared under the batter are beautifully sitting on top now.
9inch round baking pan is the perfect size for this recipe.
Allow the cake to cool for about 10-15 minutes.
I get that people are intimidated to flip an upside-down cake. Here’s how you flip it:
Put a plate over your cake pan and, using both hands, flip. Now the plate should be on the bottom and the cake pan on top (but upside down.) Carefully lift up the cake pan and your cake should slip right out!
There’s a lot of things I love about the South. Especially southern food. Especially, especially peaches. Have you ever had a fresh Georgia peach? Oh my goodness, are they amazing.
Once summer hits, I think about all the recipes I’ll be making with fresh peaches, like this upside down cake!
My peach mousse cake is definitely on the list every summer. And then, I bring my haul home. I seriously purchase peaches in bulk. My fridge is always filled with peaches in the summer. You think I’m exaggerating. Oh, but I’m not.
One summer, I decided to make a peach upside-down cake. We love a great pineapple upside-down cake in this house, and I wanted to switch things up. And you know what? I never looked back. This peach upside-down cake is the real deal. It’s flavorful, fluffy, moist, and full of juicy peach flavor.
There’s peach slices lining the soft cake with a touch of powdered sugar on top. When this cake recipe is totally devoured and the serving plate empty, you’ll know that you’ll have to make it over and over again. Peach recipes are next level. Sweet peaches in this easy peach upside down cake bring out the best of peach season!
What if it’s a total mess?
I hope you make and enjoy this peach upside-down cake. I know it’s a favorite in our home!
What do I need to make this recipe?
Eggs and sugar start this recipe off along with vanilla extract.
Baking powder and unbleached flour make up the dry ingredients.
Ripe peaches that could also be for nectarines.
Powdered sugar just 1/4 cup
Butter or Pam: to butter the 9-inch cake pan you’ll be using. I use unsalted butter or ghee.
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Easy Upside-Down Peach Cake Recipe
- 5 large eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 drops vanilla extract
- ½ tsp baking powder
- 1 cup unbleached flour
- 3 fresh peaches sliced
- ¼ cup powdered sugar
- Pam or butter, for the cake not to stick to the pan
- Preheat oven to 350F.
Butter up a 9″ cake pan.Pam or butter,
Slice the peaches, removing the pit. Spread the slices on the bottom of the buttered cake pan.3 fresh peaches
Beat together the eggs and sugar on full speed, until well blended.5 large eggs, 1 cup sugar
Add to the eggs vanilla extract and continue beating for another minute.3 drops vanilla extract
Bring speed to low and add in baking powder and unbleached flour. Let it all incorporate together for about a minute-no more.½ tsp baking powder, 1 cup unbleached flour
Spread the batter on top of the sliced peaches in the cake pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until you can gently stick a toothpick in and it comes out clean.
Turn the cake upside down to a plate and take the cake form off.
After cake cools down, sift powdered sugar on top of the cake.¼ cup powdered sugar