Peaches " Foster" With Ice Cream

“This is a variation of the classic New Orleans dessert Bananas Foster. You can use any Ice cream, Premium vanilla or butter pecan ice cream is suggested. Peaches can be made 2 hours ahead and reheated to serve over ice cream.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Have ready a large bowl of ice and cold water; Bring a 6-quart pot three-fourths full of water to a boil, then gently drop peaches gently into water and cook 15 minutes, Transfer with slotted spoon to ice water and cool completely to stop cooking.
  2. Remove skin with a paring knife and cut peaches into 1/2-inch thick wedges, discarding pits.
  3. Melt butter in a 10-to 12-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat, then stir in brown sugar, rum, cinnamon, and salt until smooth.
  4. Add peaches and simmer, stirring and turning peaches over occasionally, until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Cool until warm and serve over scoops of ice cream. Garnish with toasted pecans.

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