Thursday, August 12, 2010

Peach Long Cake

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This is such a yummy thing to make if you happen to have some fresh peaches around.  This comes from my favorite Amish cookbook—snazzed up a little.

Peach Long Cake

4 cups peaches, sliced & 1/2 cup organic sugar (evaporated cane juice)


2 cups flour (whole wheat pastry flour)

4 tsp. baking powder

6 Tbsp. organic sugar

3/4 tsp. salt

1/3 cup shortening (organic non-hydrogenated)

1 large egg, beaten

2/3 cup milk

1.  Sprinkle sugar over sliced peaches.  Set aside.  (I left the skins on)

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2. Sift Flour.  Add baking powder, sugar and salt.  Cut in shortening (I have used butter in the past).  Add egg and milk, stir until well moistened.  Spread dough into a well-greased 9x13 pan.  Arrange peach slices over dough.

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1/4 cup margarine (I used butter)

1/4 sugar

3 Tbsp. flour

1. Cream together all ingredients.  Drop by spoonfuls over peaches.

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2. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.  Serve warm with milk or whipped cream.

This is what it looks like when it’s all done.

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This is what is looked like when I served it!

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I made the whip cream with organic whipping cream and a tsp. of vanilla and a tbsp. sugar.  Then I sprinkled cinnamon sugar on top!  Like the Christmas plate?  I have a bunch of Christmas dessert dishes that I use all year because I like the size.  :o)

If you decide to try it, I hope you love it as much as we do!


Mrs. Taffy


  1. I enjoyed looking at your large family. We have four, but seeing your blog just reignited my desire for a large family. My husband is working two jobs to make ends meet and we just don't know how we could possibly care for another child :( Maybe one day...but I am getting old and my dh is 10 years OLDER than me!! lol!
    Just doing the blog walk thing...

  2. That looks good! It reminds me o the apricot "pie" I made recently, with the batter on the bottom, the fruit strewn about the top. Easy and delicious. I don't think peaches are in season here yet.

  3. OH yum!! I think we'll have to go find some peaches next week. lol Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful recipies. You're the only recipie resource I know that my family is guaranteed to enjoy!! Much better than a lot of cookbooks. lol


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