Georgia Peach Pound Cake

Georgia Peach Pound Cake

 

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 70 minutes

Total: 1 hour 35 minutes

Servings: 9-18 servings

 

Ingredients:

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

2 cups white sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups fresh peaches, pitted and chopped

 

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan and coat with white sugar.

 

2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

 

3.Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla.

 

4.Reserve 1/4 cup of flour for later. then sift together the remaining flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually stir into the creamed mixture.

 

5.Use the reserved flour to coat the chopped peaches, then fold the floured peaches into the batter.

 

6.Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

 

7. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

 

8.Allow cake to cool in the pan for 15 minutes, before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely.

 

*For a wonderful warm sauce you can puree some peaches, add 2 tablespoon of  cornstarch and cook on low until thick. ~Serve as sauce over cake.

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