Caramelized Peaches with ice cream

Caramelized Peaches with ice cream

By 07/07/2013

Hello hello! The sun is shining out there and happiness is in the air. After indulging in a nice meal today I had the perfect summer dessert; I caramelized some peaches which needed eating up, added a bit of vanilla essence and almond flakes and matched them with vanilla ice cream; a dessert made in heaven!

I love the sweet caramel which forms on top of the peaches; it matches perfectly with the almonds and ice cream.

Give this a go and enjoy the gorgeous summer weather which has even arrived in the UK after a series of really bad summers. A treat at last!

  • Prep Time : 20 minutes
  • Cook Time : 25 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

Heat the oven up at 200C under grill mode.

In a large baking tin put 3 tbsp of sugar, 3 tbsp of water and 1 tbsp of vanilla essence. Put it over a source of heat and melt the sugar stirring all the time

melting the sugar

Cut the peaches into halves, remove the stone and put them over the baking tin with the cut side up

cutting the peaches

Sprinkle the peaches with brown sugar and grill them in the oven at 200C for about 20 minutes. When grilling leave the oven door slightly ajar

Caramelized peaches with almonds and ice cream

The sugar on top should caramelize and go a brownish colour;

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and toasted almond flakes.

 Caramelized peaches with almonds and ice cream

Caramelized peaches with vanilla and ice cream

 

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9 Responses to Caramelized Peaches with ice cream

  1. Louise

    Oh Alida, your dessert sure looks yummy. It sings sunshine which we could use just a bit more of in my neck of the woods:)

    Thank you so much for sharing…

    • Alida

      Thank you Louise!

  2. unikorna

    Oh so brilliant and acceptable for a diet :)…I adore your recipes Alida :).

  3. la cucina di Molly

    Che bontà il tuo dessert, perfetto da gustare in questo periodo estivo! Un abbraccio!

  4. mummymakescakes

    They look delicious although I might have to swap the almonds for something else – popping over from teatimetreats which I also enter 🙂

  5. Karen

    This is one my FAVOURITE way of serving peaches Alida and yours look DIVINE! A WONDERFUL Tea Time Treats entry thanks! Karen

    • Alida

      Thank you Karen! 🙂

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