a slice of peach upside down cake on a plate with a scoop of ice cream on top.
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Peach Upside Down Cake

Peach Upside Down Cake is an easy summertime Homemade dessert recipe. Made with fresh or canned peaches, a little ice cream and it's perfect.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peach cake, peach upside down cake, summer cake
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen



  • 1/4 cup butter (softened) (56.7 grams)
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon brown sugar (112.50 grams)
  • 23 slices of peaches (3 or 4 peaches or 1 small can drained)


  • 1/4 cup butter (70.8 grams)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar (100 grams)
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond flavouring
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cake flour ** (106 grams)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk (40.625 grams)


  • Pre-Heat oven to 350°F (180°C),  grease and flour an 7-8 inch (20 centimeter) spring form cake pan (springform because the sides are higher, line with parchment paper if you wish).


  • On the bottom of cake pan place softened butter add brown sugar and mix well, spread evenly, lightly press peach slices into the mixture.


  • In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a medium bowl cream butter, sugar and almond flavouring, add egg and beat until light and fluffy, add dry ingredients alternately with milk, beat on low until combined.
  • Spoon and spread evenly over peach slices.  Bake for approximately 40-45 minutes.  Let cool 5 minutes and then flip onto a cake plate, serve warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired.  Enjoy!
  • **to make Cake flour, place one cup of all purpose flour in a bowl, remove 2 tablespoons and replace with 2 tablespoons of corn starch. Whisk well to combine.


Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 946mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 1800IU | Vitamin C: 28.5mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1.5mg