Cinnamon Poached Peaches with Rum Mascarpone Cream Filling

This easy-to-prepare dessert makes an elegant, yet light finish to a meal.

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4
SERVINGS

Ingredients


  • 3 Large ripe peaches, halved, pits removed
  • 1 1/2 Cups (325 ml) Water
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Sugar
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Whipped cream
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) White sugar
  • 1 Tsp (5 ml) Rum-flavored extract
  • Optional garnish: icing sugar, cinnamon and sprigs of mint

Nutritional Information:


Per serving
270 calories
21 g (28%) carbohydrates
3.25 g (5%) protein
20 g (66%) fat

Servings of Fruits & Vegetables per 1 serving of recipe = 1.25

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Directions


  • STEP 1

    Combine water, 1 tbsp sugar and cinnamon sticks in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Set peach halves in saucepan, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from water and chill.

  • STEP 2

    Filling 

    • 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Mascarpone cheese
    • 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Whipped cream
    • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) White sugar
    • 1 Tsp (5 ml) Rum-flavored extract

    Blend filling ingredients until smooth.

  • STEP 3

    To serve

    Place one poached peach half on each of 4 plates. Top with 1/4 of filling mixture. Slice 2 remaining peach halves into 8 slices. Add 2 slices per plate to garnish. If desired, sprinkle with icing sugar and cinnamon. Place mint sprig on each plate.