Nectarine Golden Cake
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
Adapted From: Epicurious.com
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.