Peach Melba
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
  • 6 medium peaches, very ripe
  • Granulated sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup very cold whipping cream
  1. Peel the peaches, slice in half and remove pits
  2. Set large skillet on the stove and add about one inch of water Add sugar, one part sugar to four parts water approximately, heat and stir to dissolve
  3. Add vanilla extract to taste
  4. Set to simmer and add the peaches for about five minutes then remove the peaches and set aside
  5. Scoop out 12 small scoops of ice cream.Set on a chilled serving platter or chilled individual dishes (two scoops per dish)
  6. Lightly press one peach half onto each scoop, cut side down.
  7. Freeze for 5 - 1 minutes but no longer
  8. Puree the raspberries. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the powdered sugar
  9. Remove peaches from the freezer, spoon raspberry sauce over then sprinkle with almonds
  10. In a chilled bowl, whip the cream until stiff.Using a chilled pastry bag, fitted with a small star tip, decorate the tops
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at