Warm peaches with basil & honey

Warm peaches with basil & honey

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(9 ratings)

Ready in 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A fragrant pudding, best served with scoops of really good vanilla ice cream

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal101
  • fat5g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 25g unsalted butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 ripe peach or nectarines, stoned and thickly sliced
    Peaches

    Peach

    pee-ch

    Sweet, juicy and fragrant, peaches are one of the most beautiful fruit around. Around the size…

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • juice 1 orange
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 8-10 basil leaves, shredded
    Basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • vanilla or white chocolate ice cream, to serve
    Vanilla

    Vanilla

    van-ill-ah

    The sun-dried seed pod of a type of climbing orchid, vanilla has an inimitable soft, sweet…

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan, add the peaches or nectarines, then cook both sides until slightly softened, about 3 mins. Add the honey and stir to make a sauce, then add the orange juice and allow to bubble briefly. Stir in the basil and serve warm with scoops of ice cream.

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Comments (7)

lizleicester's picture
3.75

This looks and tastes delicious although I think the nectarines ended up being slightly overcooked by the time the syrup had reached perfection.

lumene's picture
5

This was simply gorgeous! So easy to make and it is suitable for every possible occasion. I added a little bit of dessert wine to the peaches and it made it so delicious.

marzipanfeind's picture
4

Quick, easy, tasty.

horseydollops's picture
5

I added a scattering of toasted almond flakes wonderful!

sharangoose's picture
5

Very easy to do, the basil adds a real taste of summer.

joydunne's picture
4

A very quick and easy recipe. Bit different and lovely warm with vanilla ice cream. I would only use 1 tbspn of honey - at least to begin with - add more for sweetness. Looks very pretty too.

itsybitsy's picture
5

Brilliant dessert and so easy!

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