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Roasted Peaches with Honey and Lavender
Peches roties au miel et a la lavande
A Recipe From: Provence
Simple and flavorful: the perfect conclusion to a summertime dinner.

Skill Level: Easy
Serves: 4

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Melt butter and lavender; let steep for 15 minutes. Brush a baking dish with the melted butter and lavender. Arrange the peaches in the baking dish, cut side up, and drizzle the honey over the fruit. Bake for 15 mn and remove from the oven. Baste the peaches with the butter and honey mixture. Return to the the oven and bake another 15 minutes. Scoop vanilla ice cream into individual deep plates, arrange the peach halves around the ice cream and drizzle with the juices from the pan. Serve immediately.

Sylvaine's comments
Acacia honey doesn't crystalize: it's perfect for drizzling. You can also use a creamy honey, such as lavender, but you will need to heat it up so that it becomes liquid.

Recipe Contributed By
Joie de Vivre

Recipe Category: Desserts

1 Tbsp butter
1 tsp culinary lavender
4 peaches, halved and pitted
¼ cup acacia honey
Vanilla ice cream

Wine Pairings

wine Muscat de beaumes de venise