One of my favorite summer libations was the inspiration to this summery southern-style dessert. —Stefano Coppola
Test Kitchen Notes
Recipes don't get much easier than this. And who wouldn't delight at the prospect of using Bourbon in a dessert? Peach halves are lightly grilled until barely warmed through and then drizzled with a mint-infused bourbon and brown sugar glaze. Top the whole thing with some vanilla ice cream, and you've got yourself a real summer treat. Stefano Coppola's recipe makes a fair amount of glaze, but you'll be happy to have leftovers. Be careful not to cook down the glaze too much, or it will harden when it hits the cold ice cream. - A&M —The Editors
ripe peaches, prefferably loose stone
dark brown sugar
premium vanilla bean ice cream
In This Recipe
Preheat grill to high
Pick leaves off mint sprigs.
Make the glaze- combine bourbon, brown sugar, & mint stems in a small saucepot over medium heat. Allow sauce to reduce 5 min, remove stems.
Half peaches & remove stone, brush with canola oil
Grill peaches, flesh side down and covered, for 2 minutes.
Rotate 180 degrees and grill, covered, about 2 more minutes- depending on how ripe the peaches are.
Plate peaches, flesh side up, and drizzle with glaze.