Friday, June 25, 2010

Oven-Roasted Peaches and 'Cream'

Most of the desserts you see on here are my better half's creation. Tonight, though, I got inspired by some perfect little Jones Orchard peaches that she had washed and set out on the counter. This summer dessert is the right combination of tart and sweet; it's also relatively uncomplicated to put together.






Oven-Roasted Peaches and 'Cream'

12 small peaches
5 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. butter
1/4 cup white wine
one 6-oz. container of non-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup almonds
sprinkle of Peace Bee Farm bee pollen

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Halve 12 peaches and take out the pits. Lay them cut-side-up in a baking dish. Drizzle with honey and put a small pat of butter inside each half. Put this in the oven for about 30 minutes; you want to see the sugars to caramelize. Deglaze the baking dish with a sweet-ish white wine such as riesling. Mix one small container of Greek yogurt with 3 tbsp. of honey. Roughly chop a handful of almonds. Spoon 5-6 warm peach halves into a bowl and add some syrup from the pan. Top with yogurt, almonds, and a sprinkle of bee pollen for a little flair.

4 comments:

vegiebug said...

YUM!

Mel Spillman artwork said...

oh wow, I love peaches and I love greek yogurt too. My favorite brand is Oikos. Can't wait to try this! The bee pollen sounds very exotic :)

Justin Fox Burks said...

Thanks, Mel! We've been liking the Oikos, too. Greek yogurt and honey or agave is the best sub for cream.

We may take you up on the choc. mint offer soon and you can have your pick of our garden, too!

J and A

Leah said...

Delicious, Justin. I made it tonight and loved it!

Just heard about your blog last weekend. I remembered you from the journalism department at u of m, and checked it out.

Love it! Looking forward to trying some more of your recipes.

ps - pics are great too.