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Almond-Filled Peaches

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
2/3 cup 61g / 2.2ozSlivered almonds
2/3 cup 97g / 3.4ozCoarsely crushed amaretti cookies
3   Egg yolks
6   Ripe peaches - sliced in half
1/2 cup 118mlDry white wine
1/2 cup 118mlWater
2 tablespoons 30mlButter

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 375F degrees F.

In a medium bowl, thoroughly combine 1/2 cup sugar, almonds, crushed cookies, and egg yolks; set aside.

Place peach halves in buttered 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Evenly spoon nut mixture onto peach halves; set aside.

In a small saucepan, combine wine, water and 1/2 cup sugar; heat until sugar dissolves. Lightly spoon 1 teaspoon sugar syrup over each peach half; pour remaining liquid around peaches. Dot with butter and bake 40 minutes, basting occasionally. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kristine Kidd


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