Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Peach Coffee Cake

Good evening bloggers! We have a special dessert for all of you tonight. I love coffee, but many of you may not. This cake is the perfect company to those delightful times when you do want coffee. If you don't drink coffee, this cake still pairs well with tea if you like that too. Well, enough chatter. Let's get baking!

Peach Coffee Cake

You will need:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup peach yogurt
  • 1 very ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped ripe peach 
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. Grease a 9x9 inch baking pan. 
  3. Mix together 1/2 cup brown sugar, maple syrup, peach yogurt, banana, 1/4 cup melted butter, egg, and oats in a large bowl until well blended. 
  4. Allow the mixture to rest until the oats have softened, about 10 to 20 minutes. 
  5. Combine all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, and salt in a bowl. 
  6. Stir the flour mixture and peaches into the banana mixture until just combined. 
  7. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan. 
  8. Mix the pecans, 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup melted butter, and a pinch of cinnamon in a bowl. 
  9. Spread the pecan mixture over the cake batter. 
  10. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. 
  11. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
  12. Enjoy!

I hope you have a very sweet and tasty evening. I will catch you all on the flip side with more dessert recipes. Happy blogging and I'll see you later!