Peach Preserves and Tart Cherry Mash Potato Cake

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

Want a sweet southern treat? Try this instead of boring, old coffee cake.

Very moist! Delicious with coffee.


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Serves:

6-9 squares

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
flour
3/4 c
dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 pinch
salt
1
egg
1 tsp
dark molasses
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1/2 c
shortening
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger
1/8 tsp
clove
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 c
mash potato or flakes
1 c
milk
1/2 c
applesauce
1/2 c
cherries, stoned and halved
1/2 c
peach preserves
2 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, beat egg, shortening, and sugar on high for about 3 minutes.
2
Add spices, salt, and vanilla. Beat once more.
3
Add applesauce and mash potatoes or flakes. Mix.
4
Add in thirds, alternating flour and milk. Mixing in between each addition.
5
Fold in cherries (tossed in flour).
6
Pour in a small, greased square pan.
7
In a bowl, mix water and preserves.
8
Spoon onto batter. Take a spatula and gently swirl.
9
Place in oven of 325F.
10
Bake until center is loosely set.
11
Allow to cool for 10 minutes before inverting on a second plate, then onto serving plate. That way peach swirl is on top.
12
Cut into small squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts