Thursday, August 19, 2010


If you’re looking for a way to use up peaches, here’s an easy recipe, almost effortless actually.  You can roast the peaches with a few ingredients till the liquid is just about evaporated, then puree it for a delicious peach butter that can be used in so many ways.  Try topping a slice of plain cheesecake with this wonderful peach goodness, as the photo above shows. 
How about a spoonful or two on your morning oatmeal, as in the following photo.
You could also make these delicious roasted peach butter spice cupcakes
roasted peach butter spice cupcakes
Or you can spread some on a bagel, slice of toast or waffle. 
Then again, you could simply eat the peach butter off a spoon. So-o-o good.

Source:  Judy’s Kitchen
Rating:  10 out of 10
6 cups sliced fresh or frozen peaches, with juice
4-1/2 Tbsp. granulated sugar 
3 Tbsp. dark corn syrup 
3 Tbsp.  frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
1 cinnamon stick

Heat oven to 375F.  Combine all ingredients in large roasting pan and bake 1-1/2 to 2 hours, or till peaches are beginning to caramelize and excess liquid evaporates.  Cool slightly.  Puree warm peaches in batches in blender or food processor.  Yield:  about 1-1/2 cups peach butter.


Lynda said...

I'll have to buy peaches for this yummy peach butter; we can't seem to keep fresh peaches very long. They're just too good!
This really sounds amazing Judy-thanks!

Julie said...

Wow, great recipe! I'd think I'd love used all those ways :)

teresa said...

that sounds SO delicious!

Juliana said...

Wow, what a nice way to preserve the peaches that are in look so yummie!

Sophie said...

Waw!! I am so going to make this!!

Thanks for the recipe & the suggestions too!

MMMMMMM,..A fab recipe!