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Baked Peaches with Marzipan and Almonds Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Total Time: Under 1 Hour
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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Baked Peaches with Marzipan and Almonds

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You cannot beat the fresh fragrant flavor of ripe baked peaches oozing sweet juices. Good with crème fraîche.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 ripe peaches, halved lengthwise and pitted
  • 2 oz (60g) marzipan
  • 1½ tbsp heavy cream
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • ½ cup sweet wine or Marsala

Special equipment:

  • Shallow ovenproof dish

Directions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Place the peaches in a baking dish, cut sides up. Mash the marzipan with the cream. Spoon into the peaches. Sprinkle with the almonds and drizzle with the honey. Sprinkle with the sugar, then with the wine.

2. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until just tender. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

Notes


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

266kcal (13%)
63mg (6%)
10mg (17%)
47mcg RAE (2%)
420mg
55mg
4g
29g
4g
36g
8mg (3%)
8mg (0%)
2g (10%)
10g (15%)
1mg (6%)
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