Peach Upside Down Cake Recipe

Just the thought of peaches makes my mouth water, they are so sweet and fragrant. And upside-down cakes are fun–so I figured why not try a peach version instead of the usual pineapple?

Here, lush peaches spiced with just a hint of cinnamon and lemon and sweetened with brown sugar crown a moist golden cake, making a dessert that kids and adults will adore. Fruity, rich, and delicious!



2 cups sliced fresh peaches
1/2 cup brown sugar
cinnamon to taste
juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon flour
3 tablespoons melted butter


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 egg yolks
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/2 cup milk

1. Preheat oven to 425F.

2. Grease an 8-inch deep-dish pie plate or baking pan and cover the bottom with sliced peaches.

2. Sprinkle peaches with brown sugar, cinnamon to taste, and the lemon juice and rind. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon flour and stir gently to mix, then pour 3 tablespoons melted butter over that.

3. Make the batter: mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks, butter, and milk until combined, then add to the flour mixture and beat until blended. If mixture is too dry, add milk until the consistency can be easily poured.

4. Pour batter evenly over fruit and bake for about 30 minutes.

5. Reverse the cake onto a platter and allow to cool slightly before serving.

By Cait Johnson, author of Witch in the Kitchen (Inner Traditions, 2001).

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Duane B.
.2 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Heidi Aubrey
Heidi Aubrey2 years ago

This is a nice small cake. I like it very much. Cakes(recipes) always tend to be in a 13 X 9 X 2 inch pans.

That's great if you have a family of 6. It goes to waste if you are simply looking for a small snack cake.

This is perfect.

J.L. A.
JL A.3 years ago


Kelly Rogers3 years ago


Brenda Towers
Brenda Towers3 years ago

Try it with slices of pineapple instead .

Isabel Ramirez
Isabel Ramirez3 years ago


Tiffany Caler
Tiffany Caler3 years ago

This sounds delicious!!

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Jennifer C.
Past Member 4 years ago

Amazing! Thanks for this great recipe. Love it.

K s Goh
KS Goh4 years ago

Thanks for the article.