The Chew: Carla Hall’s Pantry Peach Cake Recipe & Ingredients

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The Chew: Carla Hall Dessert House Call

For the cooking class episode, Carla Hall visited the home of Cathleen Panconi for a dessert intervention. Panconi said she enjoys baking her for family, but is stuck in a rut. It was time for a rescue with Carla Hall’s Pantry Peach Cake Recipe.

“When you have a well-stocked pantry, it’s easy to make something wonderful for them that they’re going to love,” Carla said as she raided Cathleen’s cupboards for ingredients. I don’t know that I believe these ingredients were on hand, or that Carla magically came up with a recipe, but it does sound good, so I can’t complain too much.

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The Chew: Pantry Peach Cake Ingredients

The Chew: Carla Hall's Pantry Peach Cake Recipe & Ingredients

Carla Hall from The Chew made a house call to teach a woman how to get creative with dessert, coming up with the Pantry Peach Cake Recipe you can try too.

Here is what you need to make Carla’s recipe.

  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 12 oz Evaporated Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
  • Zest of 2 Limes
  • 1 1/2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 14.5 oz Peaches (in water)
  • 1/2 cup Toasted Almonds

The Chew: Carla Hall Pantry Peach Cake Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine milk ingredients and reserve.
  3. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Beat butter, sugar, and lime zest with a mixer for about four minutes.
  5. Add in eggs with almond extract, beating into the mix.
  6. Slowly add flour until combined, without over-mixing.
  7. Pour batter into a prepared 9×13 cake pan.
  8. Bake cake for about 30 minutes, testing with a toothpick or fork to determine doneness. If it comes out clean, the cake is done.
  9. Use a fork to pierce the cake in multiple places.
  10. Pour milk mix over cake and let stand until cool. Then refrigerate for a couple hours.
  11. Combine cream with sugar and vanilla in a mixer, forming soft peaks.
  12. Cut chilled cake and top with canned peaches. Top with whipped cream and almonds before serving.

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