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Peach Brandy Pound Cake for #BundtBakers

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

My collection of bundt pans are stacked on a shelf. Deciding which one to use sometimes comes easy and other times not so much. I’ll stand there looking to figure out the right one for a particular cake. Does it have a glaze? Or dusted with powdered sugar? Or in this case, what is the size? I truly thought the pan I used with this cake was a 12-cup one. Perhaps not or this Peach Brandy Pound Cake is one that really puffs up.

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

The roundness of the cake top made me laugh. My husband looked at it and said “That’s a big ‘ole cake”. Then the song “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot crept into my mind and, well, this happened:

I gotta big bundt and I cannot lie
You other bakers can’t deny
When you stand in any place
With a round bundt in your face
You get hungry, need your chin wiped
’cause you notice that bundt is spiked
Deep in the batter is brandy
You’re hooked ’cause you know its dandy
Oh, bundt, I wanna bite you
And take your picture…

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

Peach Brandy Pound Cake is a boozy bundt. It has both peach brandy and dark rum in it. The peach flavor is light and there is only a slight peachy hint in the background. I think next time I’ll add some peach flavoring in addition to vanilla to make it peachier. Another option is to serve it with fresh peaches when they are in season.

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

Pounds cakes have a classic crunchy top. Well, when it is baked as a bundt it becomes the bottom. You can see the cracks in this one. Those cracks made me smile too. I knew I’d save those bites for the last because I enjoy them the most. Or cut off a chunk of that crunchy goodness when no one was looking. Just kidding. Maybe. Ahem. I did eat a regular slice though and it was right after this photo of it:

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

Do you enjoy boozy cakes? If so, you will have to check out the tasty bundt cake recipes below. Scroll down to see the list and visiting each one only takes a simple click. It’s an amazing list too. My fellow Bundt Bakers have really outdone themselves. Special thanks to our host Lauren of From Gate to Plate. For something else peachy, check out my Pork Roast with Peach Moscato Sauce.

Peach Brandy Pound Cake | Magnolia Days
3.79 from 19 votes

Peach Brandy Pound Cake

A recipe for Peach Brandy Pound Cake with the classic texture of pound cake and flavored with peach brandy and dark rum. Make it for your special celebrations.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Author Renee


  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs at room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup peach brandy
  • 2 teaspoons dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan or 10-inch tube pan.
  2. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add flour mixture in three additions, alternatively with sour cream in two additions, mixing on low speed until just combined. Do not over-mix.
  6. Stir in brandy, rum, and vanilla.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes. Remove cake from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for Peach Brandy Pound Cake with the classic texture of pound cake and flavored with peach brandy and dark rum. Make it for your special celebrations.

Recipe adapted from one in Southern Living Our Best Christmas Recipes cookbook published in 1994.

Bring special cheers to your celebrations with boozy bundts! Take a look at these recipes by wonderful Bundt Bakers across the globe:

What is Bundt Bakers? It’s a group of Bundt loving bakers who get together once a month to bake bundts with a common ingredient or theme. Follow our Bundt Bakers Pinterest board for incredible bundt cake recipes and inspiration. Stacy of Food Lust People Love heads up our group and has a #BundtBakers page where you can find information and links to the recipes for each month.

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How is the monthly theme determined? We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient.

Would you like to join in the fun? If you are a food blogger, send an email with your blog name and url to Stacy at [email protected].

Recipe Rating

Susan Whalen

Monday 13th of April 2020

I dont have peach brandy, would peach shnapps work as a substitite?

Katie Moseman

Monday 13th of April 2020

Most likely it would work. It might make the cake a little sweeter, because schnapps is sweeter than brandy.


Thursday 8th of November 2018

bundts cake looks great


Tuesday 2nd of December 2014

I have never made a traditional pound cake but tasted one last week and it had that crunchy bottom. Loved it. Vowed then to make one soon. And this peach and brandy looks like a great starting point.

Teri@The Freshman Cook

Tuesday 25th of November 2014

Love the peach brandy, and your song! Beautiful bundt!

Nancy @ gottagetbaked

Tuesday 25th of November 2014

LMAO I LOVE that you reworked the lyrics to Baby Got Back, Renee. You crack me up, lady. This bundt looks divine - so high 'n fluffy! The crispy crust is always my favourite part to eat. I say the baker is always entitled to hack it all off and eat it first. I'm totally envious of your bundt pan collection (mine needs to grow!) and booze in baking is the beeeeeeeeest!