Mel and Mal's Caramelised Peaches

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 6 ripe peaches, cut in half and stone removed
  • 3 tbsp brandy
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 25ml double cream

Heaven on a plate - sticky peaches, sweet sauce and a hint of alcohol. What more could you ask for!

Serves : 4        Prep/Cooking Time : 30 mins

Tip : Add a little biscuit crunch underneath the peaches to add some texture to the dish


Make the caramel and add the peaches

Preheat the oven to 190°C

Heat up a heavy based saucepan and then melt the butter until bubbling.

Add the sugar and combine with the butter and cook for 2 minutes until bubbling hot and sticky.

Add the peaches, cut side down and cook for 5 minutes, spooning the hot sauce over the peaches.

Light the brandy and serve

Sprinkle over the brandy and ignite.

When the flames die down, stir in the double cream.

Place the pan, with the contents inside into the oven to bake for 15 minutes.

Finish with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and serve immediately.

MJ Harradine Ltd. Registered number 04633171
1 Yardley Way, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 0ES