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Print This Delicious and Healthy Gingerbread Peach Upside Down Cake Recipe

Gingerbread Peach Upside Down Cake Recipe

Ginger and peach are flavors from seemingly opposite ends of the seasoning chart that end up making beautiful music together. Ginger often associated with cold weather and holidays, provides a sparkling accent to the smooth, sweet flavor of fresh peaches. Gingerbread peach cake, definitely a summer treat.

4 cups Peeled sliced ripe peaches
2 Tablespoons Light brown sugar
1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
1 1/2 cups Unbleached all-purpose flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Ground ginger
1/2 cup Unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/3 cup Sugar
1 Egg, lightly beaten
1/3 cup Molasses
1/2 cup Buttermilk

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 35 to
Pan Type ~ 9-inch round pan
Preheat the oven, lightly butter a cake pan.

In a large bowl, toss the peaches with brown sugar and lemon juice. Spoon mixture into prepared cake pan and spread in an even layer.

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ginger. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and molasses, mix until smooth. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, mixing to form a thick, smooth batter. Spread batter evenly over peaches.

Bake gingerbread peach cake until the cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool 5 minutes, then invert the cake onto a large serving platter. Serve Gingerbread Peach Upside Down Cake warm, or at room temperature.

15 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 153 g
Calories 283
Calories from Fat 101
Total Fat 11.3g 17%
Saturated Fat 6.8g 34%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 300mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 43.1g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
Sugars 23.2g
Protein 4.1g
Vitamin A 12% • Vitamin C 10% • Calcium 10% • Iron 11%



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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

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The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!