By: Heather Grebler, P.H.Ec. of themessylittlekitchen.com/
When I was looking through existing recipes online, what I found surprising, and also disappointing, is that not only are most dump cakes using cake mixes (which just do not taste the same to me!), but they also insisted on using canned peaches in syrup. Hold on! Canned peaches can never, not ever, capture the flavour I would expect from a peach. In fact, I am so adamant about this that peaches are one the few pieces of fruit that I will only purchase when they are in-season in Ontario from our amazing Niagara region. Absolutely nothing beats the taste. I hope you enjoy this fresh peach cake with your seasonal produce as much a my family did!
Yield: 2 quart glass baking dish
Preparation Time: 20-25 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Kids in the Kitchen: The best part of this cake is that it uses seasonal fruit. Have your kids help harvest the fruits (if possible), giving them a truly "field to fork" experience. Kids also could help you to peel the peaches while an adult cuts the (as peaches are quite slippery to slice). The cake batter can easily be made in a stand mixer, where even the youngest chef can add ingredients into the mixer, and help to push the buttons for creaming and blending the cake batter.
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