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The fabulousness that is that old family favourite…The upside down cake! An opportunity to get creative I say! I just love the whole process, mixing the batter, slicing the fruit, creating pretty patterns, and then, the reveal! Lifting off the cake tin to admire all that time and effort, pure joy! Be sure to watch the video at the end.
Give it a try and let me know how you got on in the comments, or tag me on Instagram, I would love to see your creations.
Upside Down Peach Cake
115g of margarine
140g of granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla
140 g Plain flour
1 heaped tsp of baking powder
1 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons of soft brown sugar
3 ripe peaches, pitted, sliced into wedges ( you don't need to peel)
Preheat your oven to 170°c
Line an 8 inch cake tin with baking paper.
In a bowl, cream the margarine and granulated sugar, then add 2 eggs one at a time, mixing until combined. Mix in the vanilla
Add the flour, baking powder and 1 tsp of cinnamon. Mix well until you have a smooth batter
Arrange the peach wedges, so they cover the entire base of the pan ( see video)
Spoon the cake batter on top.
Arrange any left over peach wedges on top ( see video)
Finish off by mixing 2 tbsp of brown sugar with 1/2 tsp of Cinnamon, sprinkle the mix on top.
Bake for 45-50 minutes.
Allow to cool, then place a plate on top of the cake pan ,flip over( see video), lift the pan and baking paper to reveal your upside down peach Cake 🍰