Monday, June 27, 2005

Peach Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake
Originally uploaded by Food Fanatic.

This is a good way to eat yourself to death

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature
2-1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups fresh peaches, peeled and chopped

Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Grease a tube pan with the 2 tablespoons of butter. Sprinkle the pan with 1/4 cup sugar.
Cream the remaining butter; gradually add remaining sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and mix well.
Combine 2 3/4 cups flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating until well-blended.
Dredge peaches with remaining 1/4 cup flour. Fold peaches into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Serves 16...or 4
Recipe from

For The Lancaster News

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