Peach Upside-Down Cake

  • Bmississippi Posted: 07/05/12
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    I won't make this one again. I also had the caramel stick to my seasoned iron skillet. The cake was overly sweet and soggy. I'll use my tried and true upside down cake recipe next time.

  • pptoups Posted: 06/18/12
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    I baked this cake for my husband. He loves peach cobbler but I wanted to bake something different. The cake was a little too sweet but it was still very good. I didn't have any trouble with the caramelization. But it took more than 10 min. to caramelize. I prefered this cake to peach cobbler. We ate it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.I will make this cake again but I will use less sugar.

  • Obasanla Posted: 06/05/12
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    This really sounded good, but it was way too sweet for my taste. I followed the recipe exactly and even went to the store to get cake flour. Too bad because I was looking forward to eating it! :(

  • PaulaJager Posted: 07/01/12
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    After reading the other reviews I debated on using less sugar but decided to go with the recipe as is. Wow. That certainly turned my world right side up. The sugar caramalized in 9 min 45 s so timing was spot on. I didn't think it was too sweet at all, just right actually. The only thing I did differently was use regular unbleached all purpose flour instead of cake flour because I had just gotten home from the grocery store. I don't think it could have made it any better tho. My husband loved it!

  • Khsanders Posted: 06/06/12
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    This dessert was really really good, but I did not have an iron skillet or wooden spoon available which may be why the caramelization did not work for me. It hardened on the bottom of the Caphalon skillet I used. Since that layer was not on top it was not overly sweet as the first reviewer stated. I will try again with the other tools and hopefully be more successful with caramelizing.

  • dseiden Posted: 06/20/12
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    The recipe for this was fine. Mine turned out just like the photo in the magazine. It got rave reviews from the family. I served it with fresh whipped cream like the recipe suggested. I will definitely make it again.

  • CMaddocks88 Posted: 08/14/14
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    Loved this recipe! My family devoured it. The cake was light and airy, the caramelized peach topping was divine, and it was quite simple to make. Using a cast iron definitely helped with the caramelization, but watch the color so it doesn't burn. I used 1/2 cup sugar for the cake batter and less sugar for the topping and it turned out perfect. And my husband loved flipping the cake over for me. It's a sweet surprise and then you get to eat it! Highly recommend.

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