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Peaches and Cream

Simple to make and so delicious! This is one of those recipes you'll look forward to making year after year. Everybody loves Peaches and Cream!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
resting time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, peach
Servings: 4
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Tricia

Ingredients

  • 3 cups peeled sliced peaches (4 large peaches or 1½ pounds)
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar (50g) or up to ⅓ cup as desired
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • pinch of ground cinnamon plus extra for garnish
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ tablespoon unsalted butter
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • a few drops vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 cup cold heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Peel and slice the peaches into thick wedges. Place in a medium mixing bowl and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Toss gently and cover with plastic wrap. Set aside at room temperature for 1 hour stirring once or twice.
  • Drain the peach juice into a medium saucepan. Set the peaches aside. Add ¼ cup water, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt to the juice. Cook over medium heat whisking constantly until the syrup boils. Simmer for 2 or 3 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat and add the butter, lemon juice and vanilla. Gently fold in the peaches and any accumulated juice.
  • Lightly whisk the whipping cream just until slightly thickened.
  • Spoon half the peaches into 4 individual serving glasses or bowls. Pour half the cream over the peaches then repeat with the remaining peaches and then the last of the cream.
  • Sprinkle additional cinnamon on top and drizzle with any remaining peach juice.
  • Refrigerate until needed or serve immediately.

Notes

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. When multiple ingredient alternatives are given, the first listed is calculated for nutrition. Garnishes and optional ingredients are not included.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1295IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg