Recipe by Sandra Hyde

This is a recipe that was originally created in honour of Dame Nellie Melba back in the early 1900's. So easy to make and so scrumptious. Anyone can copy this and be a top-notch chef. Can be made in advance and simply topped with the ice cream before serving. Simply multiply for additional servings

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 fresh peaches or 1 canned peach
  • quantity sugar syrup (enough to cook 2 peach halves if peaches are fresh)
  • 2 teaspoons raspberry jam
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream


  1. If you have a fresh peach, halve it and remove the stone.
  2. Peel each half.
  3. Place the two halves in sugar syrup and simmer for a few minutes (until peach halves are tender but not soft).
  4. Place each peach half in a serving dish.
  5. Top each half with 1 teaspoon raspberry jam.
  6. Top this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  7. Serve and enjoy.

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