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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1In a mixing bowl, beat egg, shortening, and sugar on high for about 3 minutes.

2Add spices, salt, and vanilla. Beat once more.

3Add applesauce and mash potatoes or flakes. Mix.

4Add in thirds, alternating flour and milk. Mixing in between each addition.

5Fold in cherries (tossed in flour).

6Pour in a small, greased square pan.

7In a bowl, mix water and preserves.

8Spoon onto batter. Take a spatula and gently swirl.

9Place in oven of 325F.

10Bake until center is loosely set.

Step 11 Direction Photo

11Allow to cool for 10 minutes before inverting on a second plate, then onto serving plate. That way peach swirl is on top.

12Cut into small squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts