Poached Peaches with Raspberries and Vanilla ice cream

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Serves 4.


  • 4 large peaches
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence or a split and scraped vanilla bean
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1 punnet raspberries
  • good quality vanilla bean ice cream


Halve peaches and remove stones. Place sugar, vanillla and white wine in a saucepan and heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Add the peach halves in a single layer and gently cook for 5-8 minutes until just tender. You may need to cook these in batches. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Place two peach halves in each serving bowl, add raspberries and a generous drizzle of syrup. Scoop vanilla ice cream into each peach half and serve at once.



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3 thoughts on “Poached Peaches with Raspberries and Vanilla ice cream

  1. THis is absolutely beautiful. Served at room temp with icecream. didnt have any raspberries but it didnt matter. Will def make again.8/10