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Amaretti Peaches Recipe


HT DP 35Mins


Serves 4     Hot  Cold  Vegetarian  Fruit  Alcohol  Dessert 


Butter for Greasing

50g/2oz Amaretti Biscuits

4 Peaches, halved and stoned

1 Egg Yolk

25g/1oz Butter
25g/1oz Sugar

150ml/5fl.oz. White Wine or Sugar Syrup




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and lightly butter a shallow ovenproof dish.

2. Place the biscuits in a medium sized bowl and crush.


3. Remove some of the centre flesh of the peaches, making the hollow a little deeper and add the removed flesh to the crushed biscuits together with the egg yolk, butter and half the sugar. Mix well.

4. Place the hollowed out peach halves in the prepared ovenproof dish and divide the biscuit mixture each peach, pressing it into the hollows.


5. Sprinkle with the remaining sugar then pour the wine over the top and bake for 25 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


shallow ovenproof dish

Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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