Warmed Peach Melba and Ice Cream

  • Yield: 4 servings


2tablespoons butter
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
2tablespoons sugar
-- Juice of 1 orange or lemon
2-- peaches, pits removed, sliced into one-eighths
1pint fresh raspberries
4large scoops vanilla ice cream
4-- fresh mint sprigs


  1. In medium saucepan, heat butter.  Add cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, orange or lemon juice and peaches.  Cook on low heat, stirrring often for 2 minutes or until peaches are heated through.  Remove from heat.  Gently stir in raspberries.  Place one scoop ice cream in serving bowl.  Top with 1/4 of the mixture.  Serve with fresh mint springs.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Marguerite Marceau Henderson’s Savor the Memories (2002).