- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
- 1 can (16 oz) sliced peaches, save liquid
- 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tsp banking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
Pour butter into a shallow 2 quart baking dish; set aside. Drain peaches, reserving 1/4 cup juice. In a saucepan, bring the peaches and juice just to a boil. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, flour, milk, baking powder and salt; mix well. Pour over butter in baking dish. Spoon hot peaches over batter. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Serve warm.
Yield: 6-8 servings.
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