Inn at English Meadows (Kennebunk - Kennebunkport, Maine)

Peach Buttermilk Cake

March 31st, 2017 by Damien Callahan

This is a perfect addition to your brunch… feel free to substitute any seasonal fruit.

Simple Peach Buttermilk Cake


1 cup all-purpose flour

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

½ stick butter, unsalted, softened

2/3 cup sugar

½ tsp vanilla

1 large egg

½ cup buttermilk

About a cup of sliced peaches or any fruit you choose


Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Butter and flour a 9-inch spring form pan


Whisk dry ingredients in a small bowl and set aside

In a mixer beat butter and 2/3 cup of sugar until pale and fluffy

Beat in vanilla and egg and beat well


At low speed, mix in the flour mixture in 3 batches, alternating with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix until just combined.

Spoon batter into cake pan and arrange your choice of fruit on top.


Bake until cake is golden, around 20 minutes.


Cool in pan 10 minutes,

Very pretty with a sprinkle of powdered sugar