Baked Peaches With Almond Paste

Total Time
30mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is from my Italian Food and Wine cookbook. Wait until the last minute to cut and stuff the peaches or they will turn brown.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 400.
  2. Put a rack on a baking sheet and then put the peaches on the rack, skin-side down.
  3. In a food processor, puree the almond paste, water and lemon juice.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the centers of the peaches.
  5. Top each mound of almond paste with a piece of the butter.
  6. Bake in the lower third of the oven until the peaches are tender and the almond paste is golden brown, about 25 minutes.
  7. Serve warm.

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