Peach Melba Layer Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 to 14

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Vegan Treats: 90 Recipes for Cookies, Brownies, Cakes, and Tarts

By Hannah Kaminsky

Published 2019

  • About

As the story goes, the original peach melba was created for a famous opera singer who loved ice cream but did not dare eat it for fear of paralyzing her vocal cords. A brilliant chef thought to pair the forbidden frozen treat with poached peaches and a raspberry sauce, hoping the added elements might lessen the chill. While I can’t claim to understand either of these theories, I do know that a timeless dessert was born that night. That said, if the chef had really been thinking on his feet,