Fresh Peach Cake with Basil Whipped Topping

By Stonyfield

Here, fresh sweet peach and bright basil flavors come together in a simple, delicious—and visually stunning—summer dessert. Go ahead and make extra Basil Whipped Topping; it’s also great served with other fruit desserts.

Ready In: 1 hr 5 mins

Level: Easy

Prep: 20 mins.

Cook: 20 mins

Yields: 8 Slices



  • 3 ripe peaches (pitted and cut into 1/2-inch pieces )
  • 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c fine yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c cake flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 4 T unsalted butter (1/2 stick, softened)
  • 1/4 c raw almonds (finely ground in a food processor)
  • 1 1/4 c confectioners' sugar
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

  • Whipped Topping

  • 1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1/2 t vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Greek Plain Nonfat Yogurt
  • 1/3 c basil (finely chopped)
  • directions


    Step 1

    Heat oven to 350°. Coat a 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.

    Step 2

    In a small bowl, stir together the chopped peaches and sugar; set aside.

    Step 3

    Whisk together the cornmeal, flour and baking powder.

    Step 4

    Combine the butter and ground almonds in a bowl and beat on high speed until well blended. Add in confectioners sugar and vanilla; beat on high speed 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks and eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Add in yogurt and beat until combined. Beat in flour mixture on low speed until just combined.

    Step 5

    Transfer batter to prepared cake pan; smooth top. Drain peach mixture and sprinkle over top of batter. Bake at 350° for about 43 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the center tests clean. Remove to a wire rack and cool 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and let cool completely.

    Whipped Topping:

    Step 1

    Whip all ingredients to desired consistency and dollop onto cake slices.

    make it with yogurt instead!