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Baked Stuffed Peaches

Ingredients

  • 4 peaches
  • 5 amaretti biscuits
  • 1 tblsp amaretto
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • butter for the baking tray

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6.
  2. Halve the peaches and remove the stones. Scoop out some flesh with a melon baller and place into a bowl.
  3. Place the biscuits in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.
  4. Mix the biscuits, egg yolk and sugar with the flesh and amaretti.
  5. Place the peaches on the greased baking tray. Spoon the amaretti mix into the peaches.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve with mascarpone or cream.

Notes:

Catherine’s tip: You can serve this with a sweet sauce made from 150ml (5fl.oz) orange juice, a dash of sherry and 4 tablespoons raspberry jam. Bring this to a simmer and allow to thicken slightly.