Peach Desserts

Three peaches cut in half

Peaches are such a beautiful, unique fruit. You never mistake peach flavor for something else, as there is just something about the juicy sweetness that is so obviously a peach. It’s fitting that peach season coincides with summer, because the fruit is bright, floral and fun, and to celebrate these tasty treats I put together a list of my favorite peach desserts. Each recipe showcases the peach flavor in its own way, and you’ll find pies, ice cream and so much more.

Peach Desserts

"Morning, sunshine!" That's what this Peach Rye Cake says to me and what a joyous way to start the day. Sure, it's cake and can be served with ice cream as a dessert too, but the rye and honey evoke more of a morning muffin vibe, so I am suggesting this with a dollop of yogurt to start your day.
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Peach Dutch Baby is the perfect breakfast. This puffy pancake is filled with caramelized peaches and topped with fresh peaches and cream.
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This is my modern take on peach melba, fresh peaches with ice cream and croquant. Traditionally a Peach Melba is nothing more than peach, vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce. I stuck to peaches throughout, so the ice cream and whipped cream have peach puree added to them.
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Peaches and white chocolate are a perfect pairing for scones. Caramelizing the white chocolate turns it from ordinary to truly special.
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There is nothing more beautiful than a perfectly ripe, juicy, smooth, sweet peach, so don't fuss it all up with too much extra stuff. This perfect peach pie with lattice crust is really just peaches, a touch of booze (which is optional) and some raw sugar.
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This lovely tart is quintessentially Italian. I had some perfectly ripe peaches sitting on the counter, so I decided to top the tart with them. It is super tasty and an ode to summer, but it would be just as good without the peaches, served with a strong cup of coffee.
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This simple dish makes a brilliant breakfast while camping or a side dish to a grilled pork loin.
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This angel food cake has a healthy dose of citrus zest, which is a great balance to the sweet peaches, especially for people without the sugar gene. The peaches are cooked with just a touch of honey and a vanilla bean.
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Toasted almond dacquoise is light, chewy and crunchy all at the same time. Combined with chocolate ganache, freshly whipped cream, the summer's juiciest peaches and candied almonds, this dessert is perfection.
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This peach upside down cake is perfect for peaches that have ripened to juicy and sweet perfection. I pair them with ginger spiked upside-down cake.
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Blueberry cobbler is the perfect dessert to finish off a picnic or any meal enjoyed al fresco during the summer. You can make it in a baking dish, or as individuals in ramekins. Either way, paired with white peach ice cream, it's a huge hit!
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How can something so tasty be SO easy? Peaches and a bit of honey sweeten tangy yogurt. Pour it in beautiful glasses and you can serve it as dessert after an Indian feast or a light picnic on the patio.
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This white peach and raspberry pie is pure summer. I used fresh fruit from the farmers' market, which is the only way to go.
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Love fruit desserts? Me too! Check out these strawberry dessert recipes. Blueberries more your thing? I’ve got a list of blueberry desserts too!

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