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Peachy Lavender

Peaches are in full affect and I can’t stop eating them! You see them in your grocery stores and markets, so what to do with them? The ideas are endless but let’s do a classic Peach Cobbler with a dash of lavender. The aroma and flavors are incredible. Scoop of some vanilla ice cream and it’s a party!

Peach Cobbler with Lavender

Ingredients

  • 7 peaches, peeled pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp dried lavender
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • TOPPING
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup boiler water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Toss everything together until evenly coated. Pour into a baking dish and bake for 10 minutes.
  3. While that's baking make the topping by combining first 5 ingredients. Then blend in butter with your fingers until mixture looks crumbly. Stir in water.
  4. Remove your peaches from out the oven and spoon on topping, sprinkle with sugar and lavender, bake for another 30 minutes.
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Peach Melba

Who else was complaining about how cold winter was and now find themselves complaining about how hot it is? I’m guilty. This heat been extreme and it’s not even summer yet. So how do we beat this 90 degree spring heat? One of my yummy recipes, Peach Melba to be exact! What’s a Peach Melba? A French dessert that includes vanilla ice cream accompanied by candied peaches and a raspberry sauce. Peaches are definitely in season right now so this is a perfect excuse to go to the market and get a few juicy peaches. I made this with my homemade vanilla ice cream. A simple, vibrant, cold dessert to make.

 

Peach Melba

Ingredients

  • 2 peaches, halved and pitted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 6oz fresh raspberries
  • 1-2tbsp powder sugar
  • 1tsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil, add in vanilla bean. Stir to dissolve sugar.
  2. Add your peaches and cook 4 minutes on each side. Watching pot carefully.
  3. Remove off heat and place peachesin a bowl to cool, once cool it will be easy to peel the skin off.
  4. Once peeled pour over remaining syrup and vanilla bean. Store in fridge for up to 2 days.
  5. For the raspberry sauce: Combine raspberries, sugar and lemon juice to blender. Blend well, pour through a strainer. Pour smooth sauce over vanilla ice cream and add your peaches. Enjoy!
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