Brandied Nectarines

Oxmoor House
10 servings


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10 medium nectarines
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons brandy, divided
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar
Fresh raspberries
Mint leaves


Place nectarines in a wire basket or cheesecloth, and dip into boiling water 1 minute. Plunge nectarines in cold water; drain. Remove skin.

Combine nectarines, sugar, and water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup brandy and vanilla; chill thoroughly.

Drain nectarines, and place each in a chilled individual dessert dish. Combine whipping cream, powdered sugar, and remaining brandy, mixing well. Spoon over nectarines. Garnish with raspberries and mint leaves.

Created date

February 2010