Easy Peach Cake With Pineapple Frosting

Easy Peach Cake

Just saw this easy peach cake recipe on Grandma’s Vintage Recipes and wanted to share it with you.

Easy Peach Cake

Don’t forget some pineapple frosting with that peach cake!
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OK, maybe I wanted to just make sure I had it for myself, an easy cake recipe I can make on a day I’m allowing myself a little ah……  ah……..   “flexibility” in my diet.  It looks pretty good actually, in taste AND in health.  Well, mostly.  Enough.  What I meant is that it looks MORE than enough in taste and enough in health.

Come to think of it, it looks REALLY tasty and really healthy too!  How can one lose when it includes both peaches and pineapple!  A healthy cake recipe!  Just make sure you limit yourself to one piece if you are trying to enjoy good food and watch your weight at the same time.  No eating the entire cake at one sitting, even if you’re tempted!  Ya hear?  🙂

Easy Peach Cake with Pineapple Frosting

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 box plain yellow cake mix (no pudding added)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh peaches, peeled & chopped in the blender or food processor

Cake Directions:

  1. Mix all the above ingredients together, except peaches, beating about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the peaches and beat another minute.  Bake according to the cake package directions depending on the size of the pan you use.
  3. Cool.

Pineapple Frosting

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 can (15-oz) crushed pineapple, not drained
  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8-oz) whipped topping

Frosting Directions:

  1. Mix together the pineapple with juice and the pudding mix.  Let stand for about 5 minutes.
  2. Fold the whipped topping into the pineapple mixture and use to frost the cake.  Sprinkle with some coconut if desired.
  3. Serve or refrigerate until ready to serve.

For more really neat, old fashioned recipes, see Grandma’s Vintage Recipes at:  http://grandmasvintagerecipes.blogspot.com/

Did I say how much I like this easy cake recipe?  Oh yes, I think I did!  OK, I have not tried it yet.  Like I mentioned above, when I saw this peach cake recipe, I just knew I had to keep it somehow so I COULD try it.

I already know I’m going to use a clear, glass baking dish though.  I LOVE using clear baking dishes when a recipe has such pretty, natural ingredients or when there is fruit involved.*

*Note that when you use glass bakeware, most recipes suggest you bake your food items at 25 degrees lower than otherwise suggested.  Check at the same time, but be prepared to adjust time a little then if necessary.

I’ll let you know what I think when I make it, or any one of you can let us know if you make a cake first!  It sure does look good though.

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