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Pesche Ripiene

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Introduction

This is my grandmother's recipe for Pesche Ripiene or stuffed peaches with amaretti cookies. It is a classic dessert from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy.

This is my grandmother's recipe for Pesche Ripiene or stuffed peaches with amaretti cookies. It is a classic dessert from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 6 large peaches (firm)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (large spoonfuls)
  • 100 grams amaretti biscuits (crushed, store bought)
  • 30 grams butter
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (a large spoonful)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • whipped cream (sweetened)
  • 6 large peaches (firm)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (large spoonfuls)
  • 3½ ounces amaretti cookies (crushed, store bought)
  • 1 ounces butter
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa (a large spoonful)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • whipped cream (sweetened)

Method

Pesche Ripiene is a community recipe submitted by Patrizia and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Half the peaches and remove stones. Take out about a spoonful of pulp from each half and place in mixing bowl.
  • Mash the pulp with a fork and add the other ingredients, except for the cream. Mix well and evenly distribute among the peach halves.
  • Butter an oven proof dish and place peaches in it.
  • Bake in oven for 30 to 40 minutes at 350 F or until peaches are soft and bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and serve with whipped cream.
  • Half the peaches and remove stones. Take out about a spoonful of pulp from each half and place in mixing bowl.
  • Mash the pulp with a fork and add the other ingredients, except for the cream. Mix well and evenly distribute among the peach halves.
  • Butter an oven proof dish and place peaches in it.
  • Bake in oven for 30 to 40 minutes at 350 F or until peaches are soft and bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and serve with whipped cream.
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    What 1 Other has said

    • Have tried it. Delicious! Read about it- http://twolittlebakers.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/bake-club-bakes-pesche-ripiene/

      Posted by Shimmy on 20th November 2012
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