Summery Steamed peaches ‘Etons Mess’

INGREDIENTS
6 just ripe peaches, halved and stone removed
2 tablespoons vanilla sugar

Zest of one lemon

200grams white meringues

400ml cream

 

PREPARATION
1. Heat combination oven to full steam.

2.Place  peaches skin side down in solid stainless steel tray.
3. Sprinkle with sugar (quantity will vary depending on natural sweetness of fruit).
4.Steam for 5 minutes or until tender.
5. Cool before removing the skins.
6. Serve peaches chilled with the syrup.

 

 

TO SERVE

As a Peach ETON’s mess, serve on a bed of crushed meringues and cream, drizzled with syrup.

Or

Serve on a bed of ice-cream or yoghurt

 

ALTERNATIVES

If you would like your syrup to be thicker allow it to reduce on the cook top on a low temperature or alternatively dissolve a ¼ tsp of cornflour with 1Tb of syrup in a separate container and add to the mixture, stir through and allow to heat up over a low heat.

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