Old Fashioned Peach Gingerbread Upside Down Cake Recipe

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Servings: 10


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  • 4 x Peaches (Peeled, pitted and Sliced 1/4 inch thick)
  • 1 1/2 c. All purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/3 c. Molasses
  • 3/4 c. Boiling water
  • 2 x Large eggs
  • 3/4 c. Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c. Unsalted butter (melted)
  • 8 x Peaches (also peeled, pitted & sliced 1/4 inch thick)
  • 1/4 c. Unsalted butter (melted)
  • 6 Tbsp. Dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 c. Peach or possibly apricot preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Generously butter a 12 inch springform pan. Arrange 4 of the sliced peaches in a circular pattern in the pan and set aside.
  3. Sift flour and baking soda. Set aside.
  4. Combine molasses and water. Set aside.
  5. Combine Large eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat for 5 - 10 min till light and fluffy.
  6. Add in the melted butter gradually while still beating.
  7. Alternately add in the flour and molasses mixtures, mixing just till smooth.
  8. Pour batter over peaches in the springform pan.
  9. Place on center rack in preheated oven and bake for 45 min or possibly till toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove cake and let cold.
  10. Saute/fry the remaining peach slices in the 1/4 c. of melted butter and 6 Tbsp. of packed brown sugar till soft but not mushy, about 6 to 8 min. Remove and let cold.
  11. Invert cake onto serving platter so peaches are on top. Arrange the cooled peach slices around the top of the cake.
  12. Heat the preserves in the top of a double-boiler and generously brush over the sliced peaches.
  13. This dessert is extremely elegant and is perfect for company.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 274g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 370  
Calories from Fat 109 29%
Total Fat 12.37g 15%
Saturated Fat 7.18g 29%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 212mg 9%
Potassium 555mg 16%
Total Carbs 63.07g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 11%
Sugars 44.48g 30%
Protein 4.94g 8%
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