Cherry and Peach Upside Down Cake

Cherry and Peach Upside Down Cake


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I love this cake because it's a wonderful mix of fruit flavours, peach, cherry and orange. Very pretty looking too.

Judy Wilson

Serves: 10 

  • 65g butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (70g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced tinned peaches, drained
  • 6 cherries, pitted and halved
  • 85g copha
  • 1/2 cup (110g) white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups (160g) cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) orange juice

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Spread butter in bottom of 20cm round baking dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar and arrange very well drained peaches and halved cherries on top.
  2. In a large bowl, cream copha and sugar together thoroughly. Blend in unbeaten egg and beat well.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add these dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with the juice. Stir in orange rind until evenly distributed.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees C for 45 to 50 minutes, or until cake is done. Allow cake to cool 5 to 10 minutes in the pan. Invert over serving plate to remove cake, and allow syrup to drain a minute.

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