Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
If you fancy something sweet and easy to make then this peach melba recipe will be right up your street. Tangy peaches served with a sweet, rich raspberry sauce. Itís a classic French summer dessert comprising of fresh raspberries, peaches and cream. This delicious and quick dessert recipe is easy to make and perfect for sharing. A summer dessert that can be enjoyed all year round.
- 415g can peaches in juice
- 6 leaves of gelatine
- 100ml orange juice, from 2 oranges or a carton
- 125g mascarpone cheese (half a tub)
For the raspberry sauce:
- 125g fresh or frozen raspberries
- 1tbsp icing sugar, or to taste
- Orange or lemon juice, to taste
- Small meringues, to serve
You could use canned pineapple rings in this recipe is preferred
- Drain the peach juice into a pan. Add the gelatine, let it soften for 5 mins, then warm it while stirring until the gelatine dissolves. Pour into a measuring jug.
- Set aside 4 peach slices for decoration and purée the rest. Sieve the purée into the gelatine mixture. Stir in the orange juice and cold water to make it up to 600ml.
- Soften the mascarpone in a bowl then whisk in the cooled jelly mixture. Pour into bowls and leave to set.
- To make the sauce: Whizz the raspberries with the sugar. Sieve. Add orange or lemon juice, to taste.
- To serve, put a peach slice on each pud and drizzle with sauce. Serve with meringues and the rest of the sauce in a jug.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 186(kcal)
- Fat 13.0g
- Saturates 9.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.