Monday, September 7, 2009

Peach Pecan Chocolate Up-side Down Cake


I have been off a few days and decided to bake something with peaches. I looked through my file of cakes and came across this one. It came out of the newspaper a number of years ago. It was easy to put together and has a nice flavor.

Peach Pecan Up-side Down Cake

Ingredients: Topping

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
4 medium peaches, peeled and sliced
2/3 cup pecan halves

Ingredients: Cake

6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
pinch salt

Directions:

Grease 10" round cake pan. Combine butter and sugar in small sauce pan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Pour into cake pan. Arrange peach slices in a neat over lapping rows on top of the sugar butter mixture. Arrange pecans on top of peaches and fill in empty spots.

Melt chocolate over water bath or in microwave and set aside.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs one at a time.
Stir in cooled chocolate.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
Gently stir into egg mixture.
Spoon batter over peaches.
Bake at 350ยบ oven for 30 to 40 minutes
Allow cake to cool and then invert onto plate.
Cake maybe wrapped and frozen in pan. Defrost in frig and invert.
Serve with whipped cream or ice cream


13 comments:

Rosemary said...

When you decide to bake ! Wow what a great dish!

Dan said...

Nice photo!

Danielle said...

the flavors sound wonderful!

Karine said...

I love the combination of peaches and pecans and your cake sounds delicious!

Katy ~ said...

Peaches and chocolate, a unique combination, and I'm thinking it tastes very good together. I like this!

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

I love that you've added chocolate to this! It looks delicious :)

Hendria said...

Rosemary....it is an interesting combination.... :)

Hendria said...

Dan...thanks for the comment

Hendria said...

Danielle...it was a nice cake...we enjoyed it..
Thanks for the comment... :)

Hendria said...

Karine....yes...peaches and pecans were very nice together...I am thinking of another way to use the two together....
Thanks for the comment.. .:)

Hendria said...

Katy...I was not sure when I first say the recipe...but it does work well together...
Thanks for the comment... :)

Hendria said...

Avanika....always nice to try new combination of flavours...
Thanks for the comment :)

Mamatkamal,Nassim,Anwar said...

Great combination and nice photo!

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