Friday, August 26, 2011

Best Georgia Peach Pecan Loaf and Best Peach Coffee Crumb Cake Recipes



A Best Georgia Peach Pecan Crumb Coffee Cake that compliments any good cup of coffee!





Here's the recipe for this great moist cake!

1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 1/4 cups peaches ( put through the food processor pureed but  leaving little chunks of peaches)

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans

Cream sugar and shortening together till fluffy. Add eggs and mix and combine until smooth. Add peach and rest of dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Add vanilla and chopped pecans and stir until blended. Pour into two pans that have been well greased (one round 8 inch and one loaf style pan). Pour batter equally into both pans. You now can make the crumb topping, add to the tops of both or just the round coffee cake. I always leave the bread loaf plain to serve with peaches and whipped cream like a shortcake. You can decide how your family will like these.


Crumb Topping Recipe:
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons cold butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans optional
Mix ingredients all together until well combined adding nuts last if using.  Sprinkle on top of cake before baking.

Bake on 325 degree preheated oven till browned around an hour. Test the middle when tooth pick comes out clean they are done. Wait 5 minutes before removing from loaf pan.

21 comments:

Federica said...

I don't know which of these cakes is the best. They are so inviting and tempting...Bye dear, have a great week end

Belinda @zomppa said...

Pour me a cup of tea and I'm good to go.

Greg said...

Mmmm...peach. This looks scrumptious.

Claudia said...

I think I love peach cake more than peach pie. Maybe. Must try both to decide. Your cake is the perfect starting point! Utterly scrumptious.

Pretend Chef said...

I'd like to try both of these recipes. Hope you have a great weekend.

Gastronome Tart said...

I have been toiling with the idea of making a coffee cake this weekend! This looks superb!

anthony stemke said...

I say, this is a great twofor recipe, I love it.
Thank You.

Dzoli said...

Gonna make one of thsoe.Love peach.Looks great:)

Pam said...

Oh yeah! Peach coffee cake and coffee. YUM!!!

Beloved Green said...

This cake does look nice and moist, how good!

Catherine said...

Sounds delicious! Claudia! How are you? I am getting ready for the storm. I hope that it decides to simmer down! Well, anyway take care and stay well. Blessings for a beautiful evening. Your friend, Catherine xo

Reeni said...

Your peach cake looks scrumptious Claudia! I'm a sucker for those crumbs on the top!

Curt said...

Oh man! Peaches and pecans. And all in a crumb cake. Sounds delicious.

Vicki Bensinger said...

This sounds wonderful. Anything with peaches I love!

My Little Space said...

It's Saturday and I'm planning to bake something sweet but have been pretty lazy lately. *sigh*
Wish I can have some of yours. Slurp....
Kristy

Deeba PAB said...

Crumb cake love? This looks seriously good. I love that you blitzed the peaches. WOW!!

Kate@Diethood said...

Anything with a crumb topping is put on the top of my list!

Winelady Cooks said...

Thanks for sharing this terrific recipe -- looks sooooo easy and definitely perfect with coffee to serve to our hurricane guests. I'm getting this in the over before the power goes out.

Ciao!
Joanne

FOODESSA said...

Hello Claudia...how great it is to land on a post with one of my favourite fruits. We've been having our share of wonderful Ontario peaches. Your cake is a keeper ;o)

Nice to be back for my visits.

Ciao for now,
Claudia

Elisabeth said...

Claudia-I could tell this must be another old recipe from your mom with the shortening in the cake recipe. Love the peaches with the little chunks in it, and the crumb topping, especially. Yummm and delicious!

Magic of Spice said...

So delicious...I love the base cake recipe, looks so moist :)