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Baked Peaches with Marzipan and Almonds Recipe-1060

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You cannot beat the fresh fragrant flavor of ripe baked peaches oozing sweet juices. Good with crème fraîche.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 15 Mins
Cooking time: 20–25 Mins


  • 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

Special Equipment:

  • Shallow ovenproof dish



1. 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.

2. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until just tender. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

266kcal (13%)
63mg (6%)
10mg (17%)
47mcg RAE (2%)
8mg (3%)
8mg (0%)
2g (10%)
10g (15%)
1mg (6%)

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