Nectarines Poached in Lavender-Honey Syrup

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

You can serve this warm, at room temperature, or chilled. Take care not to overcook the nectarines - they should be tender but not too soft. A Cooking Light recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the water, sugar, and honey to a boil in a Dutch oven, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  2. Stir in lavender buds.
  3. Add nectarines.
  4. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minute or until nectarines are just tender (DO NOT OVERCOOK).
  5. Remove nectarines with a slotted spoon, reserving the liquid in pan.
  6. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 3 cups, about 10 minute.
  7. Cook slightly and serve with nectarines. Garnish with fresh lavender if desired.
  8. NOTE: You can also serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or vanilla frozen yogurt.

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