Strawberries and Peaches With Almonds

Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

I found this online but forgot to bookmark from which site! Don't be tempted to use canned peaches for this recipe-only the freshest will do! The perfect summertime dessert-easy, elegant and light.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups fresh strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons raw sugar, divided
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted (can substitute hazelnuts)
  • 4 large fresh peaches
  • fresh lemon juice
  • fresh mint sprigs (to garnish) or lemon verbena, sprigs (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Remove stems from strawberries, wash well and slice fruit. Place in small bowl with 2 tablespoons sugar. Stir and allow mixture to sit for 20 minutes.
  2. Slice peaches in half, peel and remove pits. Sprinkle peaches with lemon juice. Set each peach half on serving plate, pitted side up.
  3. Whip the cream until stiff. Whip in remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and the almond extract.
  4. Divide and spoon strawberry mixture over each peach, filling the indentation. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with almonds.
  5. Garnish with mint or lemon verbena leaves if desired.

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