Summertime Peaches or Figs in Spiced Sauterne Wine

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by BecR2400

A delicious, simple ending to a summer meal. From a delightful little cookbook 'Sugar Pie & Jelly Roll: Sweets from a Southern Kitchen' by Robbin Gourley.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup dry sauterne
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 1 dash crushed clove
  • 12 medium whole figs, stems on (or three medium peaches, peeled and sliced)


  1. In a small saucepan, heat together sauterne, sugar, and lemon juice.
  2. Cook, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Do not boil. Stir in spices.
  3. Put the figs or peaches in a deep bowl and pour the wine mixture over them.
  4. Macerate in the refrigerator for 4 hours.
  5. Divide fruit between bowls, pouring the wine mixture over them. Garnish with a sprig of thyme or mint.

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