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Sweet as Peaches {by Tammy}


Summer has always been the balm to my soul, and though it saddens me to see it coming to an end, I will not take a moment of what is left for granted.

The days seem to be melting into a soft, hazy blur...it's hard to believe that it's August.

I can tell by the slight chill lacing the evening air that Autumn isn't that far off now.  For the past couple of weeks it has even been cool enough to turn the oven on.

There was an abundance of peaches this year....peaches and blueberries.  I can never get enough of either, but today it's all about the peach.

I've been craving something simple.  Nothing fancy or crazy.

Baked peaches are always a delightful treat to have in the evening.  What's even better are peaches and cream.  Ice cream that is. 


Baked Peaches and Cream

For peaches you will need:

5 ripe peaches, pitted
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon mixed berry marmalade
2 tablespoons butter, cubed

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Arrange peaches in a baking pan.

In a small bowl combine honey and marmalade.  Spread over each peach.  Then place a cube of butter in the center of each peach.

Bake for 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

Remove and let cool on a rack.

For ice cream you will need:

1 can sweetened, condensed milk
A pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup heavy cream, whipped with a tablespoon of confectioners sugar

In a stand mixer, combine condensed milk, salt and vanilla.

*Fold* in the whipped heavy cream gently.  Transfer to a container and freeze until solid.

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It's been wonderful blogging for you all today.  Until next time.

Toodles,
Tammy

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28 comments:

  1. Oh I want those peaches with all the ice cream. Looks fantastic.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

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  2. What a great recipe. Baked peaches are a wonderful summer treat.

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  3. Tammy, what a clever was to make a peach dessert! (I love making homemade ice cream that way, too.) I can't wait to try this.

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  4. I can't get enough roasted peaches, I actually put these in my oatmeal, pretty much every morning the last two weeks! And with great icecream, it's just the perfect dessert!

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  5. Fabulous and scrumptious combination. I love baked peaches!
    Cheers,
    Lia.

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  6. Look delicious Tammy I love peaches!!!xo

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  7. Tammy, Very nifty! I've never had a roasted peach... Sounds great, especially when a dollop of the homemade ice cream is added on top! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  8. Those peaches look so wonderful and it's the perfect summer treat!!

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  9. Love roasted peaches...they are bursting with summer flavours!

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  10. This takes Peaches and Cream to a whole new level, Tammy!!! I'm savoring summer, too. ;) blessings ~ tanna

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  11. Homemade ice cream is such a great addition to the peaches! Wonderful recipe.

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  12. I have never heard of baked peaches. And since I am from the peach state it surprised me! They look so great. sandie

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  13. We still have a long way to go until it cools off here in the desert. The peaches look worth turning the oven on for though.

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  14. A delightful dessert, looks delicious!

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  15. AMO LE PESCHE! MIA MAMMA LE CUCINAVA SEMPRE COSI'.
    CIAO.

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  16. Hi Tammy and Catherine - wow, those baked peaches look and sound amazing! I have never tried baked peaches before. What a wonderful idea! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe, Tammy, and pinning! Have a wonderful day!

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  17. Simple but so delicious!

    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr/

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  18. Such a elegant and simple dessert. Thank you for sharing it on our BBQ Block Party.

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  19. I've really missed peaches this year! I'm from South Carolina and peaches get a bit like zucchini there - people can't give away enough and you can't eat them fast enough - but I've spent the summer in Hawaii. Papayas and mangos are 20 cents at the market (if you cant' just find them for free) and that's awesome, but I miss peaches! Your recipe is beautiful and I hope there are some peaches left when I get back to SC next week.

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  20. Oh wow...I'm not even much of a peach fan, but that looks and sounds amazing. My kids would love this.

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  21. G'day Your recipe and photo are divine, true!
    Never had berry marmalade, and would love trying one of these now too!
    Cheers! Joanne; now on FB!
    Following you on Twitter and looking for some love in return too! Thank you!
    Viewed as part of Foodie Friends Friday Party

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  22. Hi Tammy, I love your peaches and ice cream, best combination. It's look so refreshing and awesome. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

    Have a fabulous weekend.

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  23. The peaches have been fabulous this year! I have a few left that were just waiting for this recipe! YUM!

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  24. I love roasted peaches!! This looks so delicious!
    On behalf of Lisa, Cindy & myself, thanks so much for sharing your links again at our "Best Of The Weekend party"! I am pinning them to our party board and to another big board too.
    Have a great weekend!
    Xoxo

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  25. I love baked peaches!!! They are soooo sweet!!!!

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  26. We are picking a bunch of peaches today... have to try this. Pinning

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  27. The Peaches are on the counter in a fruit basket and I will be making these fabulous peaches tonight! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  28. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Have a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Miz Helen

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