Arrange the peaches in a 13X9” baking dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
Mix together the flaour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, spices, 1 cup of the sugar, the milk, butter and vanilla to make a batter. Spread over the fruit.
Combine the remaining 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Sprinkle over the batter and pour over the boiling water.
Bake in a 350 °F. oven for 1 hour.