Momotaro Peach Boy Cake (Adapted from Martha Stewart’s Peaches-and-Cream Bundt)

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
  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a Bundt pan with butter-flavored cooking spray and panko breadcrumbs.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, soda and salt together.
  4. Sprinkle the bits of peaches with flour in another bowl.
  5. Beat the butter and sugar with your KitchenAid or handheld mixer.
  6. Continue mixing until a pale yellow color appears.
  7. Add in eggs, one at a time.
  8. On low speed, pour in a part of the flour mixture.
  9. Scoop the sour cream into the batter.
  10. Beat in the rest of the flour.
  11. Gently stir in the peaches and vanilla.
  12. 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!