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The perfect end-of-summer dessert, Peach Upside Down Cake is bursting with flavor. Easy to make and completely addictive.

Peach Upside Down Cake

Peach Upside Down Cake is one of the most delicious cakes of the summer!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword cake, dessert, peaches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 385kcal
Author Paula


  • 3/4 cup butter divided, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 cups peaches sliced, can use frozen (they do not have to be thawed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • Melt 1/4 cup butter; pour into an ungreased 9-in. round baking pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange the peach slices in a single layer over the sugar.
  • In a large bowl, mix the sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Spoon the batter over the peaches.
  • Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.


Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 720IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg