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Peach Pumpkin Upside Down Cake

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Ingredients
  Canned peach halves in heavy syrup 29 Ounce (1 Can, 1 Pound 13 Ounce)
  All-purpose flour 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Canned pureed pumpkin/Fresh pureed pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecan halves 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Peach preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.
2) Lightly grease and flour a 10-inch spring form or layer-cake pan.
3) Pour of the liquid from the peach halves, reserving 1/4 cup of the syrup.
4) Leave the peaches aside to drain well.

MAKING
5) On a sheet of parchment paper, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices.
6) In a bowl of mixer, beat together oil with sugar until well incorporated.
7) Beat in eggs, one at a time.
8) While still beating, add in pumpkin.
9) Lower the speed, and beat in flour mixture just until well mixed.
10) Transfer the cake batter into the pan.
11) Place the peach halves and pecans on top.
12) Bake in the oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until surface of cake springs back when gently pressed with fingertip.

FINALIZING
13) In a saucepan mix together, reserved syrup and preserves.
14) Heat to boil, stirring constantly until preserves melt.
15) Take the cake out from the pan and allow to cool on wire rack for 10 minutes
16) Remove the cake from the pan by twisting the sides of pan or using a small knife to loosen the edges.

SERVING
17) Place the cake on serving plate.
18) Apply the peach glaze on top using a pastry brush.
19) Slice in wedges and serve warm or cool as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Halloween
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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