I'm Kristin.  I am a wife, aspiring designer, Christian and for now a SAHM.  My husband and I are parents to three kids- Dylan Archer, Kyler Jude and Noelle Rose. I created this space to document my family's adventures and lessons I've learned along the way.  The Mom Jungle is a modern interpretation of both the family newsletter and scrapbook.  

Summer Peach Cake

Summer Peach Cake

As it's still technically summer, I'm sharing my mother-in-love aka 'Mama V's' summertime peach cake!  Served with vanilla ice cream this makes the perfect dessert... enjoy! xx


PREP: 20 MIN        |        TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 15 MIN


  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 3/4 sugar + 2 Tbsp

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1 tsp. baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp almond extract

  • Icing sugar

  • 3 large ripe peaches, peeled and sliced in thin wedges


  • Cream butter + sugar with stand mixer

  • Slowly add in eggs and fold into mixture

  • Add flour + baking power + almond extract

  • Mix together

  • Pour in greased pie plate or springform tart pan

  • Arrange peaches

  • Bake 350 °F for 45-50 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean

  • Sprinkle with icing sugar once fully cooled

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