Peach Coffee Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2018

Peach flavor can be muted in baked goods. We set out to make a coffee cake that sang loudly of peaches.

SERVES 8

TIME 1½ hours, plus 30 minutes macerating and 2 hours cooling

Peach Coffee Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our aim here was twofold: a perfect coffee cake and a strong peach presence. Coffee cake should be moist but neither too light and fluffy nor too dense. For the cake, we auditioned different types of dairy: milk, heavy cream, and sour cream...

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