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Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake. A marriage of great seasonal flavours! A summer into fall recipe taking advantage of seasonal fruits when they are both available.

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Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake

Our friend Barb Greene had been out blueberry picking, getting those first ripe, wild Newfoundland berries of the season. She was kind enough to drop some of her foraged bounty off at our house for us to enjoy.

Blueberries Picked on Signal Hill

Blueberries Picked on Signal Hill here in St. John’s , Newfoundland.

I placed them on the counter next to the last few juicy Ontario peaches in a 5 pound basket I had bought a day or so earlier.

I can’t tell you how many peaches go through this house in August. We just love them. Looking at both seasonal fruits on the counter I thought of marrying them together into one cake.

close up of peaches on market stand. Stock Photo

Fresh or frozen peaches both work well in this simple recipe idea.

A marriage of delicious natural flavours in this Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake.

I then laughed to myself because so many Newfoundlanders married folks from southern Ontario, in the 60’s and 70’s. Particularly, when so many young people from here moved to the industrial centers of southern Ontario.

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake close up photo of one single slice on a blue plate

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake

Newfoundland blueberries and Ontario peaches seemed a natural combination, so I decided to break out an old standby sour cream coffee cake recipe and top it with a combination of peaches and blueberries.

The result was this absolutely delectable Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake.

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake wide shhot of entire uncut cake on a glass pedestal

An elegant but simple homemade cake

We loved it here and I brought some to a marketing meeting at Breakwater Books for my second cookbook, where they too gave a big thumbs up to the recipe.

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake photo of a slice and blue tea service with cake in the background.

A perfect cake that goes from brunch to Sunday dinner dessert.

It was so good, I think this Ontario Newfoundland “wedding cake” may just become a seasonal tradition around here as summer wanes into fall.

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake ready for the oven

Ready for the oven.

If you can’t get enough peach recipes, like me, take a look at this Collection of 21 of our Favourite Peach Recipes from over the last decade or so on Rock Recipes.

Best Peach Recipes

Best Peach Recipes

Originally published August 2015. Updated July 2020.

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Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake close up photo of one single slice on a blue plate
Yield: 12-16 servings

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Blueberry Peach Sour Cream Cake. A marriage of great seasonal flavors! A summer into fall recipe taking advantage of seasonal fruits when they are both available.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 2 or 3 peaches, unpeeled, sliced. Enough to cover the surface of the cake.
  • 3 tbsp or 4 turbinado sugar ), or demerara or brown sugar (optional

Instructions

  1. Grease and flour a 9 or 10 inch spring form pan and line the bottom with parchment paper if you like, for easier release. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar well. Add the vanilla extract.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Fold in the dry ingredients alternately with the sour cream. I do this on low speed in my mixer.
  6. Always begin and end with the dry ingredients when adding them alternately. I generally add the dry ingredients in 3 portions and the sour cream in 2 portions.
  7. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared spring form pan. Arrange the peach slices so that they cover the surface and then sprinkle on the blueberries between the peach slices.
  8. Sprinkle the sugar over the top of the cake and bake for approximately 1 hour. Deeper pans may take an additional 10 minutes or more. When a wooden toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean it is done. Avoid piercing the fruit when doing the toothpick test. That can tend to clean the toothpick on removal, and may give an inaccurate indication that the cake is done.
  9. Cool the cake in the pan for about 15 minutes before removing the sides of the spring form pan and cooling the cake completely on a wire rack. If serving for brunch, I like to serve it warm, after at least a half hour out of the oven.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

12 servings

Amount Per Serving Calories 331Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 85mgSodium 201mgCarbohydrates 45gFiber 1gSugar 27gProtein 5g

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

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Janet Gionet

Friday 12th of February 2021

I was wondering why it doesn't call for salt?

Thank you

Janet

Amber

Wednesday 30th of September 2020

Help! The cake itself smelled and tasted great! However...it took quite long to bake - one and a half hours. And the very middle was still slightly gummy just in the top. Any idea what could have got wrong? Since peaches are not in season anymore :( I think the fresh peaches I used were not very sweet. I should have added more turbinado sugar. Mine didn’t look at beautiful as yours, but maybe I just need to slice the peaches thicker. Anymore tips would be great! A beautiful cake is very satisfying!

Sandra Wettlaufer

Saturday 29th of August 2020

Can I freeze the Blueberry Peach Sour cream cake after I bake it?Thanks

Alison

Sunday 16th of August 2020

Absolutely delicious! I didnt have sour cream so I used 0% plain Greek yogurt. I also added 1/4 tsp of almond extract) It urned out great! (We may have eaten half of it in one go!)

Gina

Thursday 13th of August 2020

A spectacular cake. Was very happy about the delicious result !

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