1/4 cup Butter                                                             1 tsp. Baking Powder

1/2 cup Brown Sugar                                                  1/8 tsp. Salt

6 fresh Peaches                                                           3 Eggs, separated

Chopped Pecans (optional) 1whole Egg                  1 cup Granulated Sugar

1 cup sifted Flour

1/2 cup Sour Cream


  1. Remove the skin from the Peaches and then cut in half; carefully remove the pits.
  2. Slice each half into four lengthwise pieces.
  3. Melt the Butter in a 9 x 9” cake pan; spread the Brown Sugar evenly in the pan.  If desired, sprinkle the chopped Pecans over the Sugar mixture.
  4. Arrange the Peach Slices over the Nuts or the Sugar, if you are not using the Nuts.
  5. Adjust the oven rack to the middle position and preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  6. Sift the Flour, Baking Powder and Salt together.
  7. Beat the Egg Yolks and whole Egg until light, adding the Granulated Sugar gradually.  (This    works best if you use an electric mixer)
  8. Add the Sour Cream and the sifted Flour.
  9. Beat the Egg Whites until they are stiff and fold into the Cake Batter.
  10. Pour the Batter over the Peaches.
  11. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.
  12. Cool for 5 minutes on a wire rack; place a plate over the pan and invert.
  13. Serve with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream.

Yield:  8 Servings


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