Caramelized Peaches

31 Reviews
68% would make this recipe again

A simple, quick, and delicious dessert.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min Standing : 1 h
160 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

1 can (400 mL size) peaches (with syrup)
1 tbsp whipping cream 35% 15 mL
1 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 lemon
2 tbsp pistachios, shelled, unsalted 16 g

Method

  1. Take the peaches out of the can, drain them, reserving the syrup then set them aside.
  2. Pour the peach syrup in a pan and reduce over medium heat 6-7 min until it is lightly caramelized and golden-coloured. Add the peaches to the pan and cook 2-3 min, then add the cream and lemon juice. Cook an additional 1-2 min. Let the peaches and syrup cool down a few minutes, then transfer all to a bowl, cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 1 hour before serving.
  3. Spoon the peaches into cups, sprinkle the pistachios on top, and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (230 g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

160

Fat

5 g

7 %

Saturated 1.9 g
+ Trans 0 g

9 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

10 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

32 g

11 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

28 g

Net Carbs

29 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

12 %

Vitamin C

27 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

7 %

Claims

This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Low  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Free  :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 2
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

31 Reviews (27 with rating only ) 68% would make this recipe again
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Judy W.
march 11, 2018

Did not carmelize, just have the peaches from the can with a little cream on them and save 15 minutes standing over a hot stove.

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RubyBooby
january 21, 2013

cream + lemon = curdles.... I didn't enjoy this at all. :(

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SaladRat
february 14, 2011

Poor directions resulted in very little "carmelization", not too great overall. And certainly not a good use of ingredients!

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Katharsis
april 05, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This was very yummy. I did use peaches in a 'light' syrup, which clearly wasn't thick enough as it took quite a while to reduce, and I added some sugar to help it caramelize. End result was very yummy though.

Useful 1

This recipe is in the following categories

Fruits | Desserts | Vegetarian | Artery-healthy | Heart-healthy | Low Saturated Fat | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Sodium | Halal

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Katharsis
april 05, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This was very yummy. I did use peaches in a 'light' syrup, which clearly wasn't thick enough as it took quite a while to reduce, and I added some sugar to help it caramelize. End result was very yummy though.

Useful 1
Judy W.
march 11, 2018

Did not carmelize, just have the peaches from the can with a little cream on them and save 15 minutes standing over a hot stove.

Useful 0
RubyBooby
january 21, 2013

cream + lemon = curdles.... I didn't enjoy this at all. :(

Useful 0

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