Peach Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter
2-1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped fresh peaches

Grease a tube pan with the 2 tablespoons of butter. Sprinkle pan with 1/4 cup sugar.

Cream remaining butter; gradually add remaining sugar, beating well.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and mix well.

Combine 2-3/4 cups flour, baking powder and salt gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until well-blended.

Dredge peaches with remaining 1/4 cup flour. Fold peaches into batter.

Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake at 325° F. for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Remove from pan and cool completely.

Serves 16

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