Baked peach melba with clotted cream Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 460 kCal 23%
Fat 36g 51%
  -  Saturates 22g 110%

A really quick and easy dessert which makes the most of ripe summer peaches

Ingredients

  • 4 peaches, halved, and stones removed
  • 150ml (¼ pint) dessert wine (we used Browns Orange Muscat Flora)
  • 30g (1oz) macaroons, amaretti biscuits, or ratafia biscuits, crushed
  • ½tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tbsp runny honey
  • 15g (½oz) butter, softened
  • 125g (4oz) redcurrants
  • 200g pot clotted cream

Method

  • Heat the oven to gas mark 6 or 200°C. Arrange the halved peaches, cut-side up, in an ovenproof dish and pour the dessert wine over.

  • Mix the crushed biscuits with the cinnamon, honey and butter. Spoon the filling into each peach half.

  • Scatter the redcurrants over the top and bake for 15 mins, until the peaches are tender. Serve with dollops of clotted cream.

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Whizz the biscuits in a mini-processor and combine with the cinnamon, honey and butter for a speedy way to make the filling.