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Apricot Or Peach Mepounda

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

12   Apricots or 3 peaches
  Poaching Syrup
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
2 cups 474mlWater
1/4 cup 59mlLemon juice
  Zest of one lemon
1   Vanilla bean
  Raspberry Sauce
2 cups 474mlRaspberries
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozVanilla ice cream
2 cups 474mlWhipping cream - for garnish
1 cup 93g / 3.3ozToasted almond slices

Recipe Instructions

To make the syrup, bring the sugar, water, lemon juice, vanilla bean and zest to a boil. Steep for 10 minutes.

Poach apricots or peaches until tender. If you use peaches, remove the skin. Let them cool in the syrup. Make the puree in a blender -- puree the raspberries with the lemon juice. Add sugar to taste.


Presentation: Remove fruits from syrup, remove any peach pits. In a small bowl, place one scoop of vanilla ice cream and cover with Raspberry Sauce. Garnish with whipped cream and toasted almonds.

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