Good Morning AZ: Peachy Keen!

July 17, 2017

 

July 16 is National Peach Ice Cream day!!!!  Stone fruits are in season and plentiful right now.  That means peaches, plums, apricots and even ALMONDS (yes, almonds are a stone fruit) are everywhere!

 

Here is an easy, no-churn peach ice cream recipe, along with a couple of other "peachy keen" recipes!

 

Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes / Chill Time: Overnight / Servings: 4-6

 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 14 oz. can of sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 tsp. LorAnn Oils Vanilla Bean Paste

  • 2 peaches, peeled, pitted and chopped

  • 12 snickerdoodle cookies

  • 1 cup granola

 

Steps:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk and the vanilla bean paste.  Set aside.

  2. Beat the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.  Fold half of the whipped cream into the condensed milk mixture.  

  3. Add the condensed milk mixture into the other half of the cream and mix until smooth and combined. 

  4. Stir in the chopped peaches.  Transfer the mixture to a loaf pan, cover and place in the freezer overnight.

  5. To make the sandwiches, place the granola on a large plate. 

  6. Place a scoop of the ice cream onto 6 of the snickerdoodle cookies.  Place another cookie on top of each of the ice cream scoops and roll the sides of the sandwiches in the granola.  Freeze until ready to serve.

 

 

Grilled Peaches with Buttermilk Cream Cheese Glaze

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time: 8 minutes / Servings: 8

Ingredients:

 

  • 4 large peaches (firm)

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened

  • 1 tsp. vanilla bean paste

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

  • non-stick cooking spray


Steps:

  1. Cut the peaches in half with a large, sharp knife.  Place them face down on a hot grill for 5 minutes.  Turn them over and grill for another 2-3 minutes until soft.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar, buttermilk and vanilla bean paste.  Whisk vigorously until smooth and combined.

  3. Drizzle the sauce lightly over the grilled peaches and serve.

 

 

Cucumber Peach Salsa

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time: 0 minutes / Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 large cucumber, diced

  • 2 large peaches, peeled, pitted and diced

  • 1 large jalapeno, membrane removed, diced

  • 1/4 red onion, diced

  • 1 large tomato, diced

  • 2 tbsp. cilantro, chopped

  • juice of 1/2 lime

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Steps:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. 

 

 

Malibu Peach Mojito

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes / Cook Time: 0 minutes / Servings: 2

 

Ingredients:

 

  •  8 oz. Malibu Rum

  • V-8 Fusion Peach Mango Energy Drink

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (6-8 leaves)

  • 4 oz. Sprite

  • juice of 1/2 lime

  • 6-8 fresh peach slices

  • 2-3 slices of lime

Steps:

  1. Place about 2 cups of crushed ice and the fresh mint in the bottom of a small pitcher. Muddle the mint with the back of a wooden spoon to release the flavorful oils and cover the ice.

  2. Pour in the Malibu rum, Peach Mango Energy Drink and Sprite.  Add the peach and lime slices.  Mix well and serve.

 

 

 

 

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