Nectarine Golden Cake

by Brennans Market Admin

Serving Size: Serves 8


1 cup all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon (rounded) salt

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cup plus 1/2 Tablespoon, divided sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract

2 nectarines, pitted and cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges

1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg

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Impress your guests with this summery dessert. Serve with a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle. Lightly butter 9- springform pan.Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.Beat butter and ¾ cup sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, then beat in extracts. At low speed, mix in a flour mixture until just combined. 

Spread batter evenly in pan, then scatter nectarines over top. Stir together nutmeg and remaining ½ tablespoon sugar and sprinkle over top.

Bake until cake is golden-brown and top is firm but tender when lightly touched (cake will rise over fruit), 45-50 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove side of pan and cool to warm.