Grilled peaches are ULTRA-DELICIOUS summer dessert. Sweet juicy caramelized peaches with smoky flavors from the grill, topped with smooth indulgent vanilla ice cream. Aren’t you excited as much as I am?
Grilled peaches recipe is too simple not to make it, you only need 3 ingredients and under 10 minutes. For light and healthy summer treat, grilled peaches are perfect. Grilling softens the flesh of the peaches and the sugar in it helps caramelize giving it a beautiful juicy, sweet, smoky flavor.
Serve it as breakfast with Greek yogurt and granola on top, as dessert with vanilla or mascarpone cheese, tuck in sandwich along with brie, toss it in salad – lunch goals, wrap it in bacon – because everything is always better when it’s wrapped in bacon. So many options, SO GOOD!
Stone fruits are one of the best things to grill. When peaches are available in plenty you definitely want to put them to good use. Grilled peaches are world’s most favorite way to eat peaches. And grilled peaches can be served in million ways, from salads, to breakfast to desserts, why wouldn’t you grill peaches, right!
Grilling fruits like peaches, pineapple and even watermelon brings out the natural sweetness and caramelizes the fruit making it full of flavors and extra delicious. Grilling fruits takes so little time, you’ll want to make grilled fruit dessert every time you think of summer dessert ideas.
Grilled peaches and ice cream is the best thing to have on your summer plate. And please for the sake of good food, don’t miss out your chance to have the best summer dessert EVER.
And if you are hosting a BBQ party, this spectacular dessert of grilled peaches and vanilla ice cream (or mascarpone ice cream) on top will sure impress your guests. It’s light, healthy and refreshing dessert for summer time.
Grilling is one of my favorite parts of summer apart from ice creams which I have already mentioned many times. With summer approaching, you must be making a list of all summer grilling recipes that you want to try when you fire up your grill. You guys need this in your life, don’t forget to add this grilled peaches recipe your list.
Selecting Peaches To Grill
Not all the peaches can be put on the grill. Too ripe ones aren’t sturdy enough and won’t stand it’s shape when you grill it. When your selecting peaches to grill, make sure you pick the ones that are just about ripe but firm.
Sturdy and ripe peaches allow them to hold it’s shape when you grill. Peaches available for mid-June to mid-August are usually free-stone peaches that has it pit fall easily, which are the best peaches for grilling.
What You Need For Grilled Peaches Recipe
All you need for grilled peaches recipe is just PEACHES. Grill peaches as it is on BBQ without any other add ons or…
To add more flavor and enhance the caramelization, brush peaches with oil and brown sugar glaze. This only makes grilled peaches rich, decadent and perfectly caramelized.
How To Grill Peaches (Step-By-Step Photos)
Step 1 – Select the right peaches – peaches that are just ripe but firm. Now let’s get on grilling. Heat up your BBQ.
Step 2 – To prep the peaches – Cut peaches along the seam all the way around using sharp knife. Using both hands twist and open the peach into 2. Using a melon baller or scooper remove the pit that will be sticking to one half of the peach.
Step 3 – With Canola oil whisk in brown sugar.
Step 4 – Coat every peach half in brown sugar mix evenly on the cut side.
Step 5 – On medium heat BBQ (grill) begin to grill the peach halves with cut side down. You can brush extra oil over the peaches as it grills.
Once peaches begin to get grill marks, about 5 minutes (depending on the temperature of your grill) brush the top with oil and turn it over and move it to the low heat side of the BBQ. Cook until peaches are tender but not falling apart.
Note – if you wish, sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on grilled side once flipped.
Step 6 – Remove it from heat. Serve.
Option to serve –
Grilled peaches desserts can be served in so many ways –
With vanilla ice cream scoop on top
Or mascarpone cheese or ice cream
Or frozen yogurt for light version
How Long To Grill Peaches
Peaches really don’t need to be grilled for long. It takes minutes to grill to perfection. You want to grill peaches until it gets beautiful grill marks on the cut side and grill it on other side over low heat side of the BBQ until peaches turn tender, but are not falling apart.
It takes around 8-10 minutes total to get grilled peaches ready. Please note, the time will vary depending on the temperature of your BBQ.
How To Serve Grilled Peaches
Endless ways to serve grilled peaches.
Right off the grill with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
Scoop of vanilla ice cream or mascarpone ice cream on top and some caramel drizzle.
Lunch goals – Slice up grilled peaches and toss it in your favorite summer salad (Grilled peaches-watercress and feta, grilled peaches-avocado-pistachios salad with quinoa, grilled peaches-grilled steak-baby arugula-cambozola cheese)
Tuck it in sandwich with brie and basil.
Slice up grilled peaches. Wrap it in bacon and serve it as appetizer for an ultimate sweet/savory combo.
Top with Greek yogurt and serve it with granola for breakfast goals.
Use your creativity and serve it in a million ways.
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- 3 peaches
- 2 tablespoon canola oil
- ½ cup brown sugar
- Vanilla Ice cream
- Caramel syrup
- Heat up your BBQ.
- To prep the peaches - Cut peaches along the seam all the way around using sharp knife. Using both hands twist and open the peach into 2.
- Using a melon baller or scooper remove the pit that will be sticking to one half of the peach.
- With Canola oil whisk in brown sugar.
- Coat every peach half in brown sugar mix evenly on the cut side.
- On medium heat BBQ (grill) begin to grill the peach halves with cut side down. You can brush extra oil over the peaches as it grills.
- Once peaches begin to get grill marks, about 5 minutes (depending on the temperature of your grill) brush the top with oil and turn it over and move it to the low heat side of the BBQ. Cook until peaches are tender but not falling apart.
- Note – if you wish, sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on grilled side once flipped.
- Remove it from heat. Serve.
- Grilled peaches desserts can be served in so many ways -
- With vanilla ice cream scoop on top
- Or mascarpone cheese or ice cream
- Or frozen yogurt for light version
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