August is National Peach Month, and what better way to celebrate than with 9 deliciously sweet peach recipes? From peach pie and cobbler to muffins and smoothies, there's a recipe here for everyone to enjoy. So, get peachy and give these recipes a try!
Likely the first dessert that comes to mind during peach season, this classic go-to is great after any meal. The combination of warm, baked peaches with a cinnamon, sugary cobbler crust is a Southern classic everyone can love! Easy to prepare, and with an added scoop of ice cream, you won't get enough of this peachy treat!
2-Ingredient Peaches & Cream Ice Cream
This scrumptious ice cream is incredibly rich, creamy, and tasty. And it doesn't wear out your arm from repeated churning or require sweetened condensed milk! Fresh peaches are scattered throughout this wonderful ice cream, which is so good you might never buy store-bought again! This straightforward recipe comes together quickly and will become your go-to ice cream dish for the rest of the summer.
Instant Pot Peach Jam
This recipe for peach jam is not complicated at all. Best of all, it's a peach jam recipe without pectin. This pressure cooker peach jam is definitely worth giving a go! It is perfect on bread, croissants, and cakes and requires only 3 ingredients. And when you're done, you can store it either in the fridge or pantry.
Citrus Peach Cooler
You have the option of adding peach schnapps to make this tasty summer cocktail recipe boozy or you can skip it and keep it non-alcoholic for a perfect weekend daytime beverage. Prepare a big batch for a buffet-style dinner, BBQ, or picnic for everyone to enjoy this peachy goodness!
Peach Streusel Muffins
By combining butter, flour, sugar, and a few other ingredients to make streusel-topped peach muffins, you can transform fresh or frozen peaches into a tasty grab-and-go breakfast or mid-afternoon treat! And, of course, don't forget to finish them off with a drizzle of vanilla icing. This moist, flavorful treat won't be beaten as a fave household treat!
Before you get started on your peachy recipe, here are some tips to tell when a peach is ripe and ready to be eaten or cooked:
- It has a sweet aroma: You can tell a peach is ripe and ready when it exudes a sweet scent. For many varietals, a lack of smell relates to a lack of flavor.
- It has some softness: The peach is not ready if it feels firm to the touch. A ripe peach should have some "give" when gently squeezed. But, never squeeze too firmly; doing so will cause bruising.
- It is the right color: Another way to tell if a peach is ripe is if it has a dark yellow color. They aren't just red; that's simply the color that comes from direct sun exposure. If the peach is green or even has any hint of green left on it, it's not ready!
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