Lemon Cake with Sliced Peaches

Sliced fresh peaches are the perfect accompaniment to this great-tasting European-style cake.

Lemon Cake with Sliced Peaches

Lemon Cake with Sliced Peaches

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) plain yogurt
  • Grated rind of 2 medium lemons
  • 3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • PEACH YOGURT TOPPING;
  • Grated rind of 1 large lemon
  • 2 cups (500 mL) vanilla yogurt
  • 4 cups (1 L) sliced fresh peaches (6 to 8 medium)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Butter and flour 10 inch (3 L) Bundt pan or 13 x 9 inch (33 x 23 cm) metal cake pan.
  2. In large bowl and using electric mixer, beat butter with 2 cups (500 mL) of the sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs, yogurt and lemon rind. In separate bowl, stir flour with baking powder. Stir into egg mixture alternating with milk.
  3. Spoon into prepared pan. Bake for 50 min or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 min.
  4. Stir remaining sugar with lemon juice until dissolved. Invert cake onto rimmed plate then, using toothpick, poke 1-inch (2.5 cm) deep holes in top. Drizzle lemon mixture over cake. Let cool.
  5. Peach Yogurt Topping:
  6. Stir remaining sugar with lemon juice until dissolved. Invert cake onto rimmed plate then, using toothpick, poke 1-inch (2.5 cm) deep holes in top. Drizzle lemon mixture over cake. Let cool.

Notes

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Dairy Farmers of Canada.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/baking/lemon-cake-sliced-peaches/

Author: Dairy Farmers of Canada

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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