Fresh peaches all on their own are one of the great treats—and healthy desserts or snacks—of summer. When you've eaten your fill of ripe, juicy peaches as-is, try one of these peach dessert recipes to keep you in peachy deliciousness all season long.
Most recipes will call for peeled peaches—make quick work of peeling them with these easy tips.
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Nothing says summer quite like a classic double-crusted peach pie. This one is sweetened with brown sugar for a lovely deep flavor.
Don't forget to bake it until the crust is well and truly browned all over—whole fruit pies like this one tend to take at least an hour to bake fully.
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This one-crust, open-faced peach pie is best thought of as a French-influenced treat. Peaches get placed on the crust, surrounded by a light custard, and baked until the fruit is tender and the custard is set. Without a top crust, the peaches are on display, so place them accordingly!
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A biscuit topping baked on fresh sweetened peaches is all that's involved in this classic peach cobbler. Serve with whipped cream, ice cream, or just a drizzle of heavy cream to add mouthwatering richness.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Fresh peaches, cream, sugar, and eggs are all you need to create this cooling summer peach ice cream treat.
Remember to make homemade ice cream several hours before you plan on serving it so it has time to firm up in the freezer.
Don't have an ice cream maker? No problem—see these tips for making ice cream without any special equipment.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Oh-so-French and oh-so-elegant, these gummy peach candies aren't commonly made at home. But when you see how straightforward it is to make them, you'll wonder why not.
This peach pâte de fruits recipe is a great way to use up an excess of fresh ripe peaches, especially since the result makes such lovely gifts—offer them in air-tight tins or cellophane bags tied shut with a pretty ribbon.
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Homemade, lightly sweetened scones are the base for these peach shortcakes. The method is the same as making biscuits, so don't be intimidated. Use fresh summer peaches if you have them, but this recipe is also tasty with canned peaches in syrup. Don't even think of skipping on the homemade whipped cream, though, as that's where things get extra delicious.
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This ingenious peach sorbet recipe uses lemonade as the liquid—adding sweetness and brightness in one fell swoop. It's full of flavor, vegan, and gluten-free—offering a fabulous peach treat for every diet and everyone.
Fresh, homemade sorbet knocks anything you might buy at the store out of the water, but without stabilizers, it doesn't keep its sublime texture more than a day or two in the freezer. Just keep that in mind when you are making it.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Cold fruit soups are popular summer desserts in many parts of Europe like this sippable peach dessert. They may sound strange, but they are 1.) delicious, 2.) super refreshing, and 3.) beyond easy to make.
This chilled peach soup is extra good if served with a garnish of heavy cream.