This recipe for classic Peach Melba hardly deserves a separate recipe…. as I pointed out before… it’s a dessert made up of peaches, vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce.
You can easily use canned peaches and buy your vanilla ice cream… the raspberry syrup or sauce can be purchased also… but that can be harder to find… you can melt a few tablespoons of Raspberry Seedless jam or preserves and use that in a pinch.
If you are determined to make everything except the ice cream from scratch… there are a number of recipes out there you can do. Emeril has a good one on his website emerils.com.
If you don't have canned or frozen peach halves... slices will work just as well.
Personally I go the shortcut route… the dessert can be as easy or as complicated as you want… either way it is delicious!
Classic Peach Melba Recipe:
All you need:
Canned peach halves in syrup (light or heavy, your choice)
Vanilla ice cream
Raspberry syrup or sauce
Whipped cream (optional)
Slice almonds (optional)
All you need to do:
Put your peach half in a glass (Martini glasses work well), cut side up, drop a scoop of vanilla ice cream on it. Drizzle seedless raspberry syrup or sauce on it... add a little whipped cream and sprinkle with sliced almonds (the whipped cream and the almonds are optional).
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