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Peach Pound Cake

Beautiful pound cake is laced with chunks of fresh peach, is mildly sweet with just a drizzle of glaze over the top. You will love it!

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

This peach pound cake is simply delectable. My hubby enjoyed it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream…and when he rolls his eyes and does that laugh – that’s a winner. And it is a good thing I made a double batch!

To begin, preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Grease & flour a standard loaf pan, set aside.

In a bowl, sift together 1 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons of flour, along with 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt. Set aside for now.

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In you mixing bowl, beat together 1/2 cup (1 stick) of room temperature butter and 1 cup sugar. Beat this well, until nice and fluffy.

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Add in 2 eggs, one at a time, incorporating fully before adding the second. (Remember, I was making a double batch, that’s why you see 4 eggs here.)

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And then stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla.

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Time for the peach. After holding the peach to your nose and breathing deeply, with eyes closed and senses happy….dice that peach up into half inch pieces. Discard the pit.

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Place the diced peach in a dish and add in 2 tablespoons of flour, stirring them around to coat them.

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Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture, half at a time, stirring until it is just combined.

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Fold the peach into the batter.

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Spread the batter into your prepared pan. Bake in for 55-65 minutes or until it tests done with a toothpick.

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Allow the cake to cool a few minutes in the pan, then run a knife around the sides and remove it to a rack to cool.

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

For the simple glaze, whisk together 1/4 c powdered sugar, a half teaspoon of vanilla and a tablespoon (or a little more if needed) of milk until smooth.

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Drizzle this over the top.

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

And of course…Enjoy!

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Yield: 1 loaf

Peach Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Beautiful pound cake is laced with chunks of fresh peach, is mildly sweet with just a drizzle of glaze over the top. You will love it!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Bake Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 peach
  • 1/2 c butter, room temperature
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

For the Glaze

  • 1/4 c powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tb milk

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease & flour a standard loaf pan. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, sift together 1 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of the flour, the baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. Dice your peach into 1/2 inches pieces and discard the pit.
  4. Place the peach into a bowl and add the remaining 2 tablespoons of flour. Stir to coat. Set aside.
  5. In your mixing bowl, beat the sugar and butter together until nice and fluffy.
  6. Add in the eggs, one at a time, incorporating the first fully before adding the second.
  7. Stir in the butter.
  8. Add in the flour mixture half at a time, stirring until just combined.
  9. Fold in the peach.
  10. Spread the batter into the loaf pan.
  11. Bake for 55-65 minutes or until it tests done with a toothpick.
  12. Allow it to cool a few minutes in the pan. Run a knife around the edges and gently remove it to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

For the Glaze

  1. Whisk the glaze ingredients together (add a little extra milk if needed) and drizzle over the top.
  2. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 263Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 171mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 4g

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9 thoughts on “Peach Pound Cake”

  1. Mmmmmm…this sounds terrific, Conni! I love pound cake AND peaches…so this is a winner in my book!
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