Amish Cook Classic: Peach Upside Down Cake
 
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Serves: 1 cake
Ingredients
  • 1 quart sliced peaches, drained
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 / 3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 1 /2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Drain peaches and reserve syrup.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet.
  3. Add brown sugar and 2 tablespoons syrup and drained peaches to skillet.
  4. Add water to remaining syrup to make 1 cup and set aside.
  5. Cream together shortening and sugar until light and crumbly.
  6. Add eggs and vanilla.
  7. Beat until fluffy.
  8. Sift together the baking powder, salt, and flour.
  9. To the creamed mixture, add the dry mixture and 1 cup of syrup alternately, stirring after each addition till smooth.
  10. Use slotted spoon to remove peaches from skillet and spread peaches in bottom of greased 13×9 inch cake pan.
  11. Spread batter over peaches and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, until brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
Recipe by Amish 365: Amish Recipes - Amish Cooking at https://www.amish365.com/amish-peach-upside-down-cake/