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Our favourite peach recipes to enjoy this summer

by Lottie Hazell

published on 13 August 2019

Peaches herald the height of summer. Their juice, soft flesh and velvet skin all sing of warm days spent picnicking in the sun. Make the most of this special seasonal fruit with one of these lip-smacking recipes. From tarts to salads, we have plenty of inspiration on how to enjoy peaches this year.

Peach Tart

Mary Berry’s Glazed French Peach Tart

This delicate tart features vanilla crème pâtissière topped with beautiful glazed peach slices, for a dessert that is as glorious to eat as it is to look at.

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Yellow Peach Crumb Bun

by Claire Ptak

Buttery and rich, Claire Ptak’s Crumb Bun cake pairs beautifully with sweet peaches. An excellent cake for picnics and parties. 

Late Summer Peach Tarte Tatin with Peach Leaf Custard

by Claire Ptak

This beautiful recipe is a twist on the classic French dessert using ripe, late summer peaches and served with a peach leaf custard.

Peach and Mozzarella with Sweet Chilli and Tomato Glaze

Peach and Mozzarella with Sweet Chilli and Tomato Glaze

by Harry Eastwood

Enjoy mixing sweet and savoury in this light salad recipe. The sweet chilli and tomato glaze adds a punch of flavour to an otherwise delicate dish. 

Peach Frangipane Tart

Peach Frangipane Tart

by Linda Collister

A classic bake from the GBBO recipe book, this tart combines peaches, frangipane, and a crisp, sweet pastry base. 

Peach Chutney

Peach Chutney

by Angela Hartnett

If you are lucky enough to have a glut of peaches, make Angela Hartnett’s superb chutney. The chutney stores for months on end so you can stock up. 

Blueberry-Peach Sheet Pancake

Blueberry-Peach Sheet Pancake

by Tasty

Get your pancake fix the easy way with this clever traybake from TASTY – peach and blueberry is an ideal high summer combo, but you can adjust the fruit according to the season.

Two-tone Peach and Blackberry Jam

Two-tone Peach and Blackberry Jam

by Kylee Newton

This striking jam is an excellent fate for excess peaches, plus will use up a glut of blackberries too. This jam will keep unopened for 6 months so you can return to the taste of summer when in the middle of winter. 

Peach & Rosemary Almond Tarts

Peach & Rosemary Almond Tarts

by Richard Bertinet
from Pastry

This tart is a real celebration of peaches. Paired with almonds and rosemary, this sophiscated dish makes for a wonderful summer dessert.

Roasted Peaches and Ice-cream

Roasted Peaches and Ice-cream

by Fay Ripley

This simple recipe allows the flavour of the fruit to really shine – the peaches are lightly caramelised and served with toasted almonds and vanilla ice cream. 

Orange Scented Peach Cobbler

Orange Scented Peach Cobbler

This American-inspired dessert from roasting tin aficionado Rukmini Iyer is made with a light, buttery scone topping. It’s a delicious dessert and any leftovers are perfect for breakfast the next day. 

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