Now for Something Completely Different

Let me start this by saying that I’m not really a baker, but I play one on TV… not really. There is however a love of trying new things. I remember watching Good Eats, and Alton Brown was showing how to make a blueberry buckle. Well, I’ve come across this peach buckle recipe that looks so good I’m going to try to make this.

That being said… here’s what I’ll need:

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 4 cups diced pitted peaches (about 1 ½ pounds)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter up a 10 inch cast skillet.

In a large bowl cream the butter and 1/3 cup of sugar. Until fluffy, then add eggs and vanilla, beat to combine.

Assemble your dry team; whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt. Then with a mixer on low speed, gradually mix this dry team into the fluffy creamed butter mixture. Then, fold in your peaches.

Spread this batter into the buttered skillet. In a small bowl combine the cinnamon, almonds, and the remaining sugar. Sprinkle this over the batter and pop it in the oven.

Bake for about 45 to 50 minutes… then let it cool for about 20 minutes.. then enjoy the whole thing in one big sitting! Or not really…