I took classic Peaches and Cream and turned it into a cake! The best part is its super easy because the recipe uses a box mix and did I mention there’s bourbon in the frosting?! I used the French Vanilla Pudding Cake box mix just to make sure I was left with a moist cake, but any white or yellow boxed cake mix can work. Just ignore the directions on the actual box and go with this recipe.
I used fresh peaches versus the can, but if you aren’t able to find fresh peaches (or nectarines) you can used canned fruit, but rinse very well and dry before adding to your cake. You don’t want the extra syrup or juice!
The cake doesn’t take any time at all to make and the frosting is just as easy – whipped cream!! Oh and can’t forget the hint of bourbon in the frosting! The bourbon pairs perfectly with the peaches. If you don’t want to add the alcohol, its fine to leave it out.
This is the perfect cake for summertime or warm weather because of how fresh and light it is!
Peaches and Cream Cake
- I box French Vanilla Pudding Cake mix
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup whole milk Greek yogurt
- 2 fresh peaches, peeled and diced
Whipped Cream Frosting
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 ½ – 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 – 4 tbsp bourbon
- Grease two 8” cake pans and preheat the oven to 350°F. Stick a bowl in the freezer for the whipped cream.
- Combine the cake mix, eggs, Greek yogurt and diced peaches and pour evenly into the two cake pans. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- While the cakes are chilling, take out your bowl that’s been in the freezer and pour in the heavy cream. Using a hand mixer, beat the cream until it starts to thicken. Add 1 cup of powdered sugar and continue to whip until soft peaks. Add the remaining ½ cup powdered sugar, the vanilla extract and the bourbon and whip until stiff peaks. If its too loose, add a little more powdered sugar and whip (but don’t over whip – you’ll end up with butter!).
- Once the cakes are cool, frost and layer with the bourbon whipped cream.
If you try this recipe, I’d love to hear what you think about it and post a photo tagging me on instagram!