Georgia Peach Pound Cake


  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 and 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped, fresh Pearson peaches



Grease a 10-inch tube pan with two tablespoons butter. Sprinkle pan with 1/4 cup sugar. Cream remaining butter; gradually add remaining two cups of sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and mix well. Combine 2 and 3/4 cups flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until well blended. Dredge peaches with remaining 1/4 cup flour. Fold peaches into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 325°F for 1 hour 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

makes 16 servings


From The Kitchen Of:
Georgia Peach Commission