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    Peaches and Cream Cake


    Source of Recipe


    Elaine

    List of Ingredients




    Peaches and Cream Cake

    1 cup flour
    1/4 cup finely chopped toasted almonds
    1 tsp baking powder
    1/8 tsp nutmeg
    3 eggs
    3/4 cups sugar
    1/4 tsp almond extract
    1/3 cup butter, melted, cooled
    Filling:

    4 peaches, peeled, sliced (4 c. frozen sliced peaches, thawed to pkg. directions can be used in place of fresh peaches.
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    3/4 cup sugar
    1-1/2 cups whipping cream
    1/4 tsp nutmeg

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    Recipe



    Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9 inch round cake pan. Lightly spoon flour into a measuring cup; level off. In medium bowl, combine flour, almonds, baking powder and nutmeg; mix well. Set aside.
    In a large bowl, combine eggs, 3/4 c. sugar and almond extract; beat at high speed 2 to 3 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed until well mixed. Gradually beat in butter. Spread batter evenly in greased and floured pan.
    Bake at 350 for 18 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack, carefully remove pan. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled.
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine peaches, lemon juice and 1/2 c. of the sugar; stir to mix well. Let stand 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Drain peaches, reserving 1/2 c. liquid. Set reserved liquid aside. Chop half of peaches; place in a large bowl. Set aside.
    In a medium bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining 1/4 c. sugar and nutmeg, beating until stiff peaks form. Add half of whipped cream to chopped peaches. Mix gently.
    To assemble cake, cut cake in half horizontally to form 2 layers. Brush cut sides with reserved peach liquid. Place bottom cake layer, cut side up, on a serving plate; top with peaches and cream mixture. Place top cake layer, cut side down, over mixture; spread top with remaining whipped cream. Arrange sliced peaches over top
    Store cake in refrigerator

    About 8 servings


 

 

 


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