Grilled peaches and nectarines with nougat mascarpone

AWW
Cooking time
Less than 15 minutes
Cuisine
French
Serves
4
Grilled peaches and nectarines

Ingredients

  • 3 medium (450g) peaches
  • 3 medium (450g) nectarines
  • 2 tablespoons brandy or orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 150g almond nougat, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar mixture
  • NOTE: The nougat mascarpone can be made several hours ahead.

Preparation method

Halve the fruit and remove the stones. Preheat the grill. Place the peaches and nectarines, cut side up, on a large oven tray. Brush with half the brandy and sprinkle with the sugar.

Grill the peaches and nectarines under a medium heat for about 5 minutes or until softened.

Meanwhile, place the mascarpone, nougat, icing sugar and the remaining brandy in a bowl; stir until well combined.

Serve the fruit with the nougat mascarpone.

Not suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.

Cook's note
You can use a honeycomb or chocolate bar in place of the nougat in this recipe. Thick cream can be used as a substitute for the mascarpone.

Photography by Alan Benson.
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