How to make it

  • First, grease or spray a 9" cake pan, sides and bottom.
  • Combine all the dry ingredients together in a mixer bowl (that's the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast). Start the mixer on low, and add the softened butter. Beat together for two minutes or so. Add the egg while the mixer is running. Slowly add the water.
  • You'll have a very sticky dough. You may want to use the oil spray on your hands so you can work the dough a little. Press the dough into the bottom of the prepped cake pan. You'll need to stretch it out a bit and pinch closed and holes. You'll end up with a very thin dough.
  • Spread the raspberry jam on top of the cake in an even layer. Arrange the peach quarters in the pan on top of the cake, pressing lightly on each to dent the dough. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside to rise in a warm place for one hour. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Remove the plastic wrap and bake for 25 minutes.
  • When 15 minutes or so have passed, cut your orange n half and juice it into a small saucepan. Scrape some of the pulp out of the orange and into the pot, leaving any membrane or white pith behind.
  • Turn the heat on under the juice to medium. Add the sugar and 1/2 cup water. Stir well to dissolve the sugar into the water and make a simple syrup. Cook over medium heat to reduce for seven minutes or so.
  • Remove the cake from the oven. Brush and spoon the syrup mixture over the top of the cake while it is hot. You don't have to use up all the syrup, but make sure the entire top of th ecake is well coated with the syrup.
  • Let the cake cool for at least 30-45 minutes before serving. It's also very good refrigerated.

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  • mrn 8 years ago
    this sounds interesting, but i'm confused by the mixing directions. not sure which amounts of cinnamon & sugar to mix. (the cinnamon is actually one of the first five ingredients listed to mix into the batter. does anyone have clarification on the actual way to make this? thanks!
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    midgelet ate it and said...
    great recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    This looks delicious! Great recipe!
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  • kats_zoo 9 years ago
    The season is here, Yay:) I can't wait to try this. Yummy
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  • recipediva 9 years ago
    You are the best I HAVE BEEN looking for this recipe for years. Peach or plum cake...or butter cake. That recipe I have. I cant wait to make this. Thank you. You made my day..weeek..month...
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    " It was excellent "
    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    Love this! Love peaches. The combination of cinnamon, sugar and peaches is divine.
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow!!!! that looks yummy thank you high 5
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