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Piquant Peach Dessert

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“Four ingredients: Peaches, cream, chocolate and almonds. What's not to like? Bananas can also be used in place of peaches. Cooking time includes chilling time.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 fresh peaches
  • 10 ounces light cream
  • 2 ounces almonds, flaked
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate


  1. Preheat grill/broiler.
  2. Place peaches in a saucepan, pour boiling water over them and leave for one minute.
  3. Drain and remove skins, cut in half and remove stones.
  4. Place peaches, cut side down, in a large, shallow, ovenproof dish.
  5. Spoon cream over peaches to cover.
  6. Scatter almonds over the peaches.
  7. Grill slowly for 3-4 minutes until the cream becomes 'fudgy' and almonds just lightly browned.
  8. Chill in fridge for 1 hour.
  9. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over hot water.
  10. Dribble over the peaches and cream.
  11. Serve immediately.

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