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Fruit-Bottom Cake

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 12
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Fresh peaches and blueberries are the perfect pair in this dessert with old-fashioned taste and new-fashioned ease!
by: TBSP Susan
Updated Mar 9, 2017
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 1 to 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 large fresh peaches, ripe but not mushy
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries (or more, as desired, plus extra for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare 9x13 cake pan with non-stick cooking spray. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, using the eggs, oil and water. (NOTE: These ingredient measurements are specific to a Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Cake mix.) Pour batter into pan.
  • 2
    Wash, peel and slice the peaches. Lay slices on top of batter. Wash blueberries and sprinkle over peaches.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, brown sugar, flour, nuts, and spices. Mix well to make streusel and sprinkle over fruit.
  • 4
    Bake cake at 350° F for 35-40 minutes, until golden and a toothpick comes out clean. Fruit will drop to the bottom during baking.
  • 5
    This cake is delicious served warm with softened vanilla-bean ice cream or whipped cream sprinkled with fresh blueberries. It is also good cooled or chilled. Refrigerate any leftovers so the fruit on the bottom doesn't spoil.

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More About This Recipe

  • Retro Recipe Redo is a new Quick Dish series that gives old recipe faves a mini makeover so they're easier and quicker for today's busy cooks. This week's recipe redo: Fruit-Bottom Cake! Light and fluffy on top, moist and fruity on the bottom -- vintage taste brought up-to-date with a cake mix kick start. My fresh peaches and blueberries were planning to elope. Admittedly, they're the perfect pair, but I wasn't ready to give them my blessing just yet. I had to think fast, so I married their summery tastes in this super easy cake with a fruity base: This recipe is crazy and fun. And easy? Oh, yah, it's easy.
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