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Apple Hill Farm
(603) 224-8862
580 Mountain Road
(N.H. Route 132)
Concord, NH 03301
Peach Upside Down Cake

3 large peaches
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
2/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs

Slice and peel peaches.  Melt butter in a 9x9x2 baking pan in a
moderate oven. (350 degrees)  Remove from oven; sprinkle brown
sugar evenly in pan.  Arrange peach slices in row over sugar.  Sift
flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into large bowl.  Add shortening,
milk,vanilla and eggs.  Beat with electric mixer at low speed until
mixed. Beat at high speed for 4 mins. or until very smooth and fluffy.  
Spoon over peaches covering completely.  Bake in a moderate oven
(350 degrees) fro 45 min. or until center springs back when pressed
with fingers.  Loosen cake from edges with a knife, invert and shake
gently while lifting off pan.