Poached Peaches Recipe in Wine

Wine-poached peaches

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Make the most of the peach season with this decadent summer time desert. Each poached peach is topped off with whipped cream, syrup and a scattering of pistachios



  • desert wine 350ml
  • grenadine a dash (optional)
  • golden caster sugar 4 tbsp
  • double cream 170ml
  • pistachios a small handful
  • whipped cream to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat 350ml dessert wine, 200ml water, a dash of grenadine (optional) and 4 tbsp golden caster sugar until it has dissolved. Add 4 peaches and poach for 15-20 minutes, or until tender. Remove the peaches from the syrup and slip off the skins.

  • Step 2

    Reduce the liquid to a syrup by turning up the heat and boiling down. Meanwhile, whip 170ml double cream and chop a small handful of pistachios. Serve each peach with whipped cream, some syrup and pistachios.