Cakes Cookbook Desserts

Peachy-Keen Upside-Down Cake

1 – 2 layer pkg. yellow cake mix
1/2 C. butter or margarine
1 C. brown sugar, packed
2 C. fresh peaches, peeled and sliced, or frozen unsweetened peach slices
1/2 C. pecan halves, optional
1/4 C. maraschino cherries, halved, optional

Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Place butter or margarine in 9×13″ cake pan. Place pan in 350º oven for about 5 minutes, or until butter is melted. Remove pan from oven. Stir brown sugar into the butter and spread evenly over the bottom of cake pan. If you like, arrange pecan halves and/or maraschino cherry halves (cut-side up) in spaces between peach slices. Spoon cake batter over fruit. Bake in 350º oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Immediately invert cakes onto plate.

NOTE: Can also bake in 2 square or round layer cake pans.

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