Momotaro (Peach Boy) is a legendary Japanese folk hero.
This cake may also prove to be a legend!
- 1 cup softened unsalted butter
- 3 cups all-purpose flour (plus extra for coating the peaches)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 peaches, peeled, pitted, sliced into small bits
- 2 ¼ cups sugar
- 6 large eggs at room temperature
- 1 ¼ cups sour cream
- 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
- Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.
- Coat a Bundt pan with butter-flavored cooking spray and panko breadcrumbs.
- In a large bowl, whisk the flour, soda and salt together.
- Sprinkle the bits of peaches with flour in another bowl.
- Beat the butter and sugar with your KitchenAid or handheld mixer.
- Continue mixing until a pale yellow color appears.
- Add in eggs, one at a time.
- On low speed, pour in a part of the flour mixture.
- Scoop the sour cream into the batter.
- Beat in the rest of the flour.
- Gently stir in the peaches and vanilla.
- Pour the batter into the prepared Bundt pan. Bake for one hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool. Slice. Serve and enjoy the smiles that emerge!