Caramel Peach Upside Down Cake uses fresh, juicy peaches, sliced, covered in a caramel glaze. Served with whipped or ice cream, this dessert is fantastic!
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
In a large skillet, over low heat, melt butter, brown sugar and cream.
Stir continuously until butter has melted and mixture is smooth, a few minutes.
If using a cake pan, pour the topping from the saucepan and spread it evenly across the bottom of the cake pan. Put your peach slices on top of the topping in any pattern your want. Set aside.
Put your peach slices on top of the topping in any pattern your want. Set aside.
In a large sized mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer, blend shortening and sugar together until smooth.
Add eggs and vanilla.
Beat until creamy.
Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt.
Add milk and blend until mixture is smooth again.
Bake until the cake is golden all over the top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.
When the cake is done, remove it from the oven and let it stand for 5 minutes.