Dessert Essentials: Donna's Peaches & Ice Cream

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

I have a dear friend who is having a birthday tomorrow (Donna), so I came up with a dessert to celebrate her BIG day.

Yummy peaches, poached in wine and coconut sugar, topped with some homemade French vanilla ice cream, and dusted with a bit of Vietnamese cinnamon.

Is it decadent, yes… but oh so yummy.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 2 c
    filtered water
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 2/3 c
    coconut sugar
  • 1
    vanilla bean, slice in half lengthwise
  • 4 medium
    ripe, firm peaches
  • ADDITIONAL ITEMS

  • ·
    french vanilla ice cream
  • ·
    cinnamon, for dusting

How to Make Dessert Essentials: Donna's Peaches & Ice Cream

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Add all the ingredients, except the peaches, to a pan, and bring to a simmer.
  4. Chef’s Note: The pan needs to be big enough to hold the peaches in a single layer.
  5. When the liquid begins to simmer, add the peaches, stem-side-up.
  6. Cover and lightly simmer for 8 minutes.
  7. Turn the peaches over, cover, and simmer for an additional 8 minutes.
  8. Remove the peaches, allow to cool and then remove the skins.
  9. Chef’s Tip: I find the best way to remove the skins is to place them under running water, and gently rub the skin off, using your fingers.
  10. While the peaches are cooling, bring the sauce up to a light boil, and reduce by half, about 12 – 15 minutes.
  11. Place the peaches in a bowl, pour on the reduced sauce, and allow to come to room temperature.
  12. PLATE/PRESENT
  13. Place in a bowl, at room temperature, add some ice cream, drizzle with that yummy sauce, and dust with some cinnamon. Enjoy.
  14. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Dessert Essentials: Donna's Peaches & Ice Cream

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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