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Peachy Picnic Cake Recipe

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Added: Thursday, February 3, 2011


3/4 c. butter
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
3/4 tsp. almond extract
1 3/4 c. all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. milk

Peach Topping:
Lemon juice
1 1/2 c. thinly sliced peaches
3/4 c. firmly packed lt. brown sugar
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. flaked coconut
2 Tbsp. half & half
1 tsp. almond extract

Generously butter bottom of square 9" inch cake pan and dust with flour. In a small mixing bowl, cream butter; gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add almond extract. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Turn into pan. Bake in a preheated 350 oven 30-35 minutes. Cool slightly on wire rack. Topping: Dip peaches in lemon juice and arrange on top of cake. In a one quart saucepan, melt butter, mix in sugar, coconut, cream and almond extract. Pour over peaches and spread to cover evenly. Broil just until topping is bubbly and beginning to brown, about 2-3 minutes. Cool.




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