Country Quilt and Peaches
Country Quilt and Peaches
Art Print

Krupinski, Chris
Buy at AllPosters.com

 

 

 

 

 

FLAVIA - think fresh!

WB01419_1.gif (1881 bytes)

La Belle Cuisine - More Cake Recipes

WB01419_1.gif (1881 bytes)

Fine Cuisine with Art Infusion

To cook is to create. And to create well...
is an act of integrity, and faith."

 

Mary Margaret's Peaches-and-Cream Cake

 

 

Stonewall Kitchen, LLC 
Shop Barefoot Contessa Pantry

"I feel the end approaching.
Quick, bring me my dessert, coffee and liqueur."
- Pierette, great-aunt of Anthelme Brillat-Savarin


Recipe of the Day Categories:

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Home

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Index

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Search 

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Appetizers

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Beef

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Beverage

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Bread

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Breakfast

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Cake

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Chocolate

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Cookies

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Fish

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Fruit

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Main Dish

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pasta

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pies

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pork

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Poultry

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Salad

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Seafood

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Side Dish

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Soup

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Vegetable

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Surprise!

 


[Flag Campaign icon]

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Peaches in a Basket
Peaches in a Basket
Photographic Print

Barakat, Jan...
Buy at AllPosters.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peaches
Peaches
Art Print

Stanghon, Emma
Buy at AllPosters.com


Your patronage of our affiliate partners supports this web site.
We thank you! In other words, please shop at LBC Gift Galerie!

 

Heritage, Still Life with Peaches
Heritage, Still Life with Peaches
Art Print

Fantin-Latour,...
Buy at AllPosters.com

 



La Belle Cuisine

 


Mary Margaret’s Peaches-and-Cream Cake

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
6 large eggs
3 cups soft wheat flour (cake flour)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 to 2 teaspoons sugar
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
3/4 cup sugar
4 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
Pinch of salt
Peach Filling (recipe follows)
Butter Whip Frosting (recipe follows)
Candied and plain pansies (optional)

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 10-inch round cake pans or springform pans. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean; cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
Grease a 10-inch springform pan; line bottom with aluminum foil. Grease the foil and sprinkle it and the sides of pan with 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar. Set the prepared pan aside.
Position knife blade in food processor; add pecans and 3/4 cup sugar. Process until pecans are ground, stopping once to scrape down sides; set the mixture aside.
Combine egg whites, cream of tartar and salt. Beat at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold in pecan mixture, and spread in prepared pan. Bake at 250 degrees F. for 1 hour and 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes or until thoroughly dry. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Remove from pan. Place 1 cake layer on a cake plate and spread with half of Peach Filling. Spread 1 cup Butter Whip Frosting over the filling and top with meringue layer. Spread remaining filling over meringue layer and spread 1 1/2 cups frosting over filling; top with remaining cake layer. Spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting as desired. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours and decorate with pansies if desired.
 

Peach Filling

1 3/4 cups dried peaches
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Combine peaches and 1 1/2 cups water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes or until peaches are soft. Add sugar and corn syrup; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated; remove from heat. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add peach mixture. Process mixture until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides; cool. 2 cups.
 

Butter Whip Frosting

1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, unsoftened
2 pounds confectioner's sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 cups whipping cream

Combine butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar and flavorings; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until combined. Add remaining confectioner's sugar alternately with whipping cream, beating well after each addition.
Beat at high speed until smooth and of spreading consistency. Makes about
6 cups.

Candied Pansies

Sprinkle 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin over 2 cups warm water; stir with a wire whisk until gelatin dissolves. Dip pansies into gelatin mixture, shaking to remove excess. Sprinkle all sides of pansies with superfine sugar, covering completely. Place pansies on baking sheets, and let stand 30 minutes or until dry and firm.
 

Index - Cake Recipe Archives
Father's Day Recipes!
Summer Holiday Recipes!
Daily Recipe Index
Recipe Archives Index
Recipe Search

WB01419_1.gif (1881 bytes)

WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Home  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Sitemap  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Recipe of the Day  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Art Gallery  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cafe  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Articles  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cookbooks
WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cajun Country  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Features  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Chefs  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Food Quotes  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Gift Gallery  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Favorites
WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Basics  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Recipe Archives  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Links  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Guestbook   WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) What's New

LinkShare-Get Your Share!

Webmaster Michele W. Gerhard
Copyright 1999-2011 Crossroads International.  All rights reserved.
Some graphics copyright www.arttoday.com.
Revised: June 09, 2011.