Blueberry-Peach Coffeecakes

Blueberry-Peach Coffeecake
Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 18 servings

Ingredients

2sticks unsalted butter, softened
3cups vanilla sugar, divided*
4 eggs
2cups sour cream
1teaspoon vanilla
1teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia extract (available from King Arthur Flour)
4cups all-purpose flour
2teaspoons baking powder
2teaspoons baking soda
1teaspoon salt
1tablespoon cinnamon
5 to 6 ripe peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced
2pints fresh blueberries, washed and drained
1cup pecan pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 2 (9-inch) square baking pans.
  2. Cream together butter and 2 cups vanilla sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time, followed by sour cream and both extracts. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a separate bowl. Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until the batter is smooth. Do not overbeat.
  3. Whisk remaining cup of sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl.
  4. Spread half of the batter in pans. Add a layer of sliced peaches and blueberries. Sprinkle with about half of the cinnamon sugar. Repeat, using the rest of the batter and remaining fruit. Top with cinnamon sugar and pecan pieces.
  5. Bake 45 to 50 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

• Keep a canister of vanilla sugar (vanilla bean infusing white sugar) on hand to use in baking. If you don’t have this, you can use plain sugar instead. Makes 2 cakes. The recipe can be halved with fine results.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 457
  • Fat 20g
  • Saturated Fat 10g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 331mg
  • Carbohydrate 65g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 41g
  • Protein 6g
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