Baked Peaches with Marzipan and Almonds
You cannot beat the fresh fragrant flavor of ripe baked peaches oozing sweet juices. Good with crème fraîche.
Preparation Time15 min
Preparation Time - Text15 mins
Cooking Time20 min
Cooking Time - Text25
Total Timeunder 1 hour
One Pot MealYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Formal Dinner Party
Dietary Considerationegg-free, peanut free, soy free
Taste and Texturesweet, winey
Type of Dishdessert, fruit
- 4 ripe peaches, halved lengthwise and pitted
- 2 oz (60g) marzipan
- 1½ tbsp heavy cream
- ¼ cup slivered almonds
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp light brown sugar
- ½ cup sweet wine or Marsala
- Shallow ovenproof dish
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Place the peaches in a baking dish, cut sides up. Mash the marzipan with the cream. Spoon into the peaches. Sprinkle with the almonds and drizzle with the honey. Sprinkle with the sugar, then with the wine.
Bake for about 20 minutes, or until just tender. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
2. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until just tender. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
2008 Dorling Kindersley