Roasted Macadamia Filled Peaches With Mascarpone

Total Time
35mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
20 mins

ZWT7, Italy. May use cream instead of mascarpone but that is distinctly Italian. From http://www.macnuts.com.au.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 165 g demerara sugar
  • 80 g raw macadamias, roasted and finely chopped
  • 80 g cold butter, finely chopped
  • 8 ripe peaches, halved and stone-free
  • 80 g amaretti, crumbed
  • mascarpone or cream, to serve

Directions

  1. Combine sugar and macadamia nuts in a bowl, add butter, and, using fingertips, rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs then cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  2. Fill each peach cavity with about one tablespoon of butter mixture and top with crumbled amaretti biscuits.
  3. Place peaches in a greased baking dish, roast at 180C for 15-20 minutes or until peaches are just tender.
  4. To serve, spoon peaches and cooking juices into 8 bowls and serve with mascarpone.