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Upside-down peach sponge

Upside-down peach sponge

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Cuts into 15 squares

A moist, fruity cake which is perfect for an afternoon tea with friends

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal326
fat16g
saturates10g
carbs43g
sugars29g
fibre1g
protein5g
low insalt0.5g
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Ingredients

For the traybake sponge base

For the topping

Method

  • STEP 1

    First make the topping. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Grease a 20 x 30cm baking or roasting tin and line with baking parchment. Sprinkle with the sugar-flour mix. Push a raspberry or cherry into the cavity of each peach half, then place the peaches, cut-side down, in the tin.

  • STEP 2

    To make the sponge batter, beat the butter, flour, sugar, baking powder, eggs, yogurt and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric whisk until lump-free. Spoon the mix into the tin, over and around the peaches, then bake for 50 mins-1 hr until golden and risen and a skewer poked in comes out clean.

  • STEP 3

    Cool briefly, then carefully run a cutlery knife around the edges to release any stuck bits. Turn the cake out onto a board and cut into squares. Delicious eaten warm with ice cream.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2010

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Rating: 4 out of 5.13 ratings
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