Lesson Learned Today - Peach Upside Down Cake
By French Robin Designs on August 08, 2014
Everyday I learn something new. Some times it is a good lesson; some times not.
Today I learned, yet again, a good life lesson.
Never stray from the recipe. At least I should never stray from the recipe.
Many years ago, early into my marriage I tried my best to be a good, creative cook. It was not good; creative, but not good. My cooking was not even close to good.
My husband, being a good sport never criticized the food I prepared. He asked if I wanted to eat out a lot but never said a negative word.
Fast forward 20 years. I learned to cook, read the recipe, follow the recipe, and make the recipe. At least I thought I had learned my lesson.
It is peach season here and my mother-in-law (a phenominal cook, by the way) gave me a lug of peaches. I thought I'd make a lovely peach upside down cake. Great idea and a great recipe.
However, I decided to stray from the receipe to change things up. I was overly confident. I changed the flour to almond flour and buttermilk to almond milk. Epic fail!
My cake turned into a runny mess which clogged the kitchen sink disposal. Yup, I created a mess! Hubby was not happy to learn I had clogged the sink too. Oopps
Starting over, I followed the recipe exactly. Guess what? It turned out amazing!
Here is the lovely peach upside down cake recipe I used. Enjoy!
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