Fresh Peach Cake

A winning recipe for using fresh summer peaches.


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups, plus 1 Tbsp. Flour
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  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups diced fresh peaches (about 4)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


Cream butter and brown sugar. Add egg.

Sift together flour, soda, and salt; add alternately with buttermilk. Beat until smooth. Gently blend in peaches.

Pour into greased and floured 9x13 inch pan. Mix sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over top.

Bake at 350 degrees F. Serve with whipped cream.

Source: From old newspaper clipping found in my aunt's cook book from 1935.

By Great Granny Vi from Moorpark, CA

June 21, 20110 found this helpful

Anything with fresh peaches will get my attention every time. As much as I like our Florida Citrus, I think there's nothing like a fresh GA peach.

This recipe sounds wonderful Vi, and I'm seeing a lot of peaches from somewhere in the local markets now. I don't think they are from GA, but I'll get some anyway just to have this cake which was published the year I was born. 1935. :-)

Thank you for sharing,


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June 21, 20110 found this helpful

How long do we bake this cake? You listed the temperature, but not the time. This sounds wonderful! I can't wait to try it!

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June 21, 20110 found this helpful

Bake at 350º for 30 - 35 minutes. Sorry I forgot to include the baking time.

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June 21, 20110 found this helpful

Hi Pookarina, DH was born in 1934 . I arrived a couple of years later. LOL

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