Peach pan: the recipe for a soft and authentic dessert

  • Ripe peaches
    250 grams

  • Flour 00
    200 grams
    • 0 kcal

  • Sugar

    120 grams
    • 380 kilocalories
  • Medium eggs
    • 600 kcal

  • Whole milk
    40 grams
    • 63 kcal

  • Seed oil

    40 grams
    • 29 kcal
  • Instant cake yeast
    8 grams

  • Lemon
    • 750 kcal

  • Granulated sugar

    to taste
    • 389 kcal
  • Butter
    to taste
    • 899 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the peach bread it’s a soft sweet and quick, the summer variation of orange bread, a typical specialty of Sicilian tradition. It is made with fresh mixed peaches and without adding butter to the dough, for a light and very fragrant final result. Perfect for the breakfast or the nibble, the peach pan remains soft for a few days and is also very good accompanied by a scoop of ice cream or with a spoonful of semi-mounted crème fraîche. Gourmets can stuff it with cream or peach jam, or enrich the dough with chocolate or chopped dried fruits, such as nuts and almonds. Find out how to do it by following our simple step-by-step recipe.

How to prepare peach bread

mix the peaches

Peel the peaches, cut them into small pieces and collect them in the glass of a kitchen blender (1); Mix until you obtain a smooth puree.

whisk eggs

Shell the eggs in a bowl and whisk them for a few minutes with the sugar and grated lemon zest (2).

add milk

Add the milk (3) and the oil while continuing to whisk.

add the peach puree

At this point, add the peach puree (4) and mix well.

sift flour

Sift the flour with the baking powder (5) and add delicately to the mixture.

to cook

Pour the dough into a buttered and floured mold about 20 cm in diameter (6). Bake the cake at 180 ° C and cook for about 35 minutes.

Peach bread

After the baking time, take the peach cake out of the oven and let it cool. Unmold it, sprinkle the surface with plenty of icing sugar and serve (7).


To check doneness, do it anyway test a toothpick: prick it in the center of the cake and, if it is dry, it means that it is ready; vice versa, continue cooking for another 5 to 10 minutes, watching the degree of browning (you can cover the surface with aluminum foil if necessary).

Peach bread can also be served with other types of fruit which can be added to the dough in the form of mash potatoes, such as cherries, strawberries, apricots or plums.

You can also enrich the dough with chocolate chips, raisins or grain of dried fruit.

To taste, you can flavor the dough with zest of Orange grated, instead of lemon, with extract of vanilla, cinnamon powder or a shot Rum.

If you liked this recipe, try the apple pie as well.


Peach bread can be stored at room temperature, under a glass cover, for 2-3 days.