Peach Melba (Escoffier)
Cuisine: French
Author: Kitchens
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 30 mins
  • 2 large fresh ripe peaches; or,
  • 3 medium fresh ripe peaches
  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • pureed raspberries: either fresh or frozen, defrosted
  • slivered almonds (optional)
  1. Quickly dip whole peaches into boiling water for a few seconds, then immediately plunge into ice cold water. Peel and pit the peaches and then slice. Arrange the peach slices on a dish or in a parfait glass.
  2. Place several scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream on top of the sliced peaches, and pour the raspberry puree over the ice cream.
  3. Garnish with sliced almonds, if desired.
Canned peaches and seedless raspberry preserves may be used.
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