Our Best Peach Desserts

Make summertime entertaining even more perfect with these top-rated peach dessert recipes including pies, cobblers, and homemade ice cream.

  • Pecan-Peach Cobbler
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Pecan-Peach Cobbler

    Showcase two of the South’s most beloved products—peaches and pecans—in this old-fashioned peach cobbler.
  • Two-Step Fresh Peach Pound Cake
    Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett

    Two-Step Fresh Peach Pound Cake

    Turn out a high-rise cake with a moist, tender crumb by layering the ingredients in the bowl in the order specified. Don't have a stand mixer with a 4-qt. bowl and paddle attachment? Prep the batter in the traditional way.
  • Peach Streusel Pie
    David Prince

    Peach Streusel Pie

    A crisp streusel topping studded with walnuts and pecans perfectly accents sweet summertime peaches.
  • Deep-Dish Peach Pie

    Deep Dish Peach Pie

    Nothing says summertime like a homemade peach pie. The filling mixture is thickened with both tapioca and cornstarch, and a sprinkling of sugar over the crust adds a bit more sweetness.
  • Caramelized Peaches with Ice Cream
    Photo: Lisa Cohen

    Caramelized Peaches with Ice Cream

    Roasting fresh fruits brings out even more of the fruit’s natural sweetness and is an easy way to make a quick dessert.

  • Peach-Berry Crumble

    Peach-Berry Crumble

    We love this recipe because it's easy enough for busy, weeknight cooking; pop the crumble in the oven when you serve dinner and it'll be ready in about 40 minutes.
  • Peach Cobbler Ice Cream with Bourbon-Caramel Sauce
    Photo: Squire Fox; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

    Peach Cobbler Ice Cream

    Here's a delicious ice-cream recipe that has all the flavors of traditional peach cobbler and doesn't require an ice-cream maker: Just stir the ingredients together, and freeze. Fold the whipped topping in with as few strokes as possible while making sure everything is well blended.

  • Fresh Peach Ice Cream
    Photo: Rick Lew; Styling: Sara Foster

    Fresh Peach Ice Cream

    Capture the flavor of summer in this refreshing homemade ice cream that’s perfect for casual summer entertaining.
  • Georgia Peach Trifle

    Georgia Peach Trifle

    Use a packaged pound cake and instant vanilla pudding mix for this layered make-ahead dessert.
  • Brandied Peach Shortcakes

    Brandied Peach Shortcakes

    In this peachy version of strawberry shortcake, you grill the peaches and spoon them onto squares of citrus-flavored shortcake, and then top with sweetened Greek yogurt.
  • Peach Upside-Down Cake
    Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

    Peach Upside-Down Cake

    You don't want to miss out on your chance to make this Peach Upside-Down Cake. It's fun to look at, but even more fun to eat! It will be the star of your next potluck or summer celebration.
  • <p>Easy Peach Cobbler</p>

    Easy Peach Cobbler

    Online reviewers claim that this is their favorite peach cobbler recipe and that it tastes like the peach cobblers their mothers and grandmothers used to make.
  • Sautéed Peaches over Pound Cake
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

    Sautéed Peaches over Pound Cake

    Ripe peaches don't need much more than a little spiced sugar and butter to turn them into a grand topping for cake and ice cream.
  • Peach-Nectarine Tart
    Photo: Charles Walton IV; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Peach-Nectarine Tart

    You don’t need a tart pan for this double-fruit dessert because the crust is simply folded up over the peaches and nectarines before baking.
  • Peach-and-Toasted Pecan Ice Cream
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke

    Peach-and-Toasted Pecan Ice Cream

    Let the rave reviews begin when you churn out a freezer of this homemade ice cream that’s basically a cross between peach ice cream and butter pecan.
  • <p>No-Bake Peach Pie</p>

    No-Bake Peach Pie

    This luscious dessert comes together easily and is the perfect ending to summer supper with friends. Use the softest and juiciest peaches you have, even slightly overripe fruit. For added peach oomph, chop some of the topping and stir it into the filling.

  • Peach Limeade Granita
    Oxmoor House

    Peach Limeade Granita

    What's great about this granita is that you can eat it in its frozen form, or switch things up and serve it as a beverage. Just prepare the limeade as listed in the directions and serve over ice.
  • Peach and Basil Shortcake
    Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Styling: Helen Crowther

    Peach and Basil Shortcake

    Top a shortcake with two summertime favorites, fresh peaches and basil, for an amazing dessert flavor combination.
  • Easy Peach Crisp
    Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Easy Peach Crisp

    Top fresh sauteed peaches with a mixture of granola and frozen yogurt for an easy peach dessert.
  • So-Easy Peach Cobbler
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    So-Easy Peach Cobbler

    These invidual cups of peach cobbler are easy to make and perfect for summer entertaining.
  • Rustic Spiced Peach Tart with Almond Pastry
    Oxmoor House

    Rustic Spiced Peach Tart with Almond Pastry

    When peaches are ripe and juicy, this divine tart from Christy Rost, cookbook author and host of the public television series A Home for Christy Rost, goes together quickly and looks fabulous in a cast iron skillet—perfect for your next picnic or casual gathering.
  • Strawberries, Peaches, and Basil with Orange Vinaigrette
    Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Strawberries, Peaches, and Basil with Orange Vinaigrette

    This colorful and light fruit dessert features fresh peaches, strawberries and blueberries that are tossed in a sweet and tangy dessert vinaigrette.
  • Brown-Sugar Grilled Peaches

    Brown-Sugar Grilled Peaches

    Grilling the peaches caramelizes the cinnamon-sugar mixture for a perfect crunch when you bite into the stone fruit.
  • Peach Pie
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Peach Pie

    Peach pie isn’t that difficult to make in the summer, especially when you use a store-bought crust instead of one that's homemade. Make the process even quicker by adding peaches with the skins on, lending their bright color  to the pie. And on a beautiful summer day, wouldn't you rather skip the step that has you standing over a pot of steaming hot water blanching peaches to remove their skins?

  • <p>Mini Peach Tarts</p>

    Mini Peach Tarts

    If you thought peaches couldn't get any better, try them in mini tart form! The combinatino of cute and tasty will gaurantee these cute, little treats will be gone before you know it!
  • Skillet Peach Cobbler
    Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

    Skillet Peach Cobbler

    Serve this warm peach cobbler with ice cream for a sweet summer treat and watch as the entire skillet disappears, scoop by scoop.

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