South Carolina Fresh Peach Cake



one dozen 3 - inch squares

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 eggs, well beaten
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sliced fresh peaches
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Whipped cream


Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon; mix well, and set aside.

Combine eggs, sugar, and oil; beat until smooth. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed of electric mixer just until blended (batter will be thick).

Dredge peaches and pecans in remaining 1/2 cup flour; gently fold in to batter.

Spoon batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9- x 2 - inch baking pan. Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Cut in to squares to serve; garnish each square with a dollop of whipped cream.