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Peach Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake is a delicate, but dense pound cake that is made with fresh peaches and topped with a sweet glaze.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peach Pound Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 649 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

Cake

  • cups (3 sticks, 340g) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups (600g) granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (375g) all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted, and diced (approximately 2 cups)

Glaze

  • cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-3 tablespoons milk, or cream

Instructions

Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat the butter until smooth.

  3. Gradually add the sugar and mix until light and fluffy.

  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda.

  6. On low, beat in the flour mixture alternately with the sour cream, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.

  7. Add the diced peaches and fold them in by hand.

  8. Pour batter into the prepared bundt pan, filling it about ¾ of the way full. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes. (The cake is done when a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out with a few crumbs, but no wet batter. Do not underbake - you want a golden-brown crust.)

  9. Allow cake to cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before inverting it onto a plate to let it cool completely.

Glaze

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and a tablespoon of milk (or cream). Whisk until smooth, adding more milk until the glaze reaches your desired consistency.

  2. Pour the glaze over the cooled cake and serve.