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Peach nectar is a sweet, intensely flavored drink that's usually found on the international food aisle, with the fruit juices, or with cocktail mixes.

Madelaine Miller, Columbia, South Carolina
Recipe by Southern Living July 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
chill:
4 hrs
freeze:
25 mins
total:
5 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl.

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  • Process peach mixture, in batches, in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Set aside.

  • Whisk together yolks and milk in a heavy saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring constantly, 20 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats a spoon. Do not boil.

  • Remove from heat; whisk in peach mixture, half-and-half, lemon juice, and ground cinnamon. Cover and chill 4 hours.

  • Pour mixture into freezer container of a 6-quart electric ice-cream maker. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. (Instructions and times will vary.) Garnish, if desired.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used a White Mountain 6-Quart Electric Ice Cream Freezer.

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