Poached Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream and Blueberry Compote

Poached Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream and Blueberry Compote

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Poached Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream and Blueberry Compote

Poached Peach

Ingredients

  • • 4 hard peaches
  • • 1 cup white wine
  • • 2 cups water
  • • 1½ cups sugar
  • • 1 whole vanilla bean (or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract)
  • • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • • 3½ cups cold water
  • • 1 pint Haagen Dazs Vanilla Ice Cream
  • • 1 13-ounce jar Bonne Maman Wild Blueberry Preserve
  • • 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Cut peaches in half and remove pits.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine wine, 2 cups water, sugar, and the scraping of the vanilla bean.
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking to dissolve sugar.
  4. Add the peaches and poach for 15 minutes or until peaches are fork tender.
  5. Remove peaches and set aside to cool.
  6. Bring wine/water/sugar mix to a boil.
  7. Dissolve the cornstarch in 1½ cups cold water and add it to the boiling mixture to thicken.
  8. Set aside to cool
    Plating
  1. Place a peach half in a shallow dessert bowl.
  2. Add 3 or 4 tablespoons of wine/water/sugar mix to the bottom of the bowl.
  3. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the peach.
  4. Add a large dollop of blueberry preserve on top of the ice cream.
  5. Sprinkle the plate with lime zest.
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