Honey-Poached Peaches

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Make up to a day ahead and store in a covered container in the fridge.

Top Review by Compassionate Chef

This sounds like it would be wonderful served warm over vanilla icecream!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 ounces golden superfine sugar
  • 4 tablespoons clear honey
  • 6 peaches, small and rip, but firm


  1. Pour 2.5 c cold water into a large shallow pan or non-stick frying pan. Stir in the sugar and honey and cook over a low heat to dissolve the sugar. Bring to the boil, then bubble gently for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the peaches, then cover and simmer in the sugar syrup for 5–10min until just soft. Remove with a slotted spoon, put on to a plate and leave to cool.
  3. Boil the syrup for 10 mins until reduced to about 1 cup then cool and chill.
  4. Skin the peaches if you want to and serve with a little of the honey syrup.

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