White Peach Pastries

Mar
02

White Peach Pastries

white peach pastries

 

Treat your taste buds to the taste of summer with these simple White Peach Puff Pastries – a delightful blend of ripe white peaches and golden puff pastry. As the sun paints the orchards with warmth, these pastries capture the essence of the season in every juicy bite. We’re keeping it easy and breezy – imagine saffron and vanilla-infused syrup and tender peaches nestled in flaky pastry. No need for kitchen acrobatics; just simple, delicious, and perfect for those lazy summer afternoons. So, grab your apron, embrace the sunny vibes, and let’s whip up a dessert that’s as easygoing as a summer day.   

white peach pastries

White Peach Pastries

White Peach Pastries, where tender poached white peaches nestle within golden puff pastry squares, kissed with saffron-infused vanilla syrup and crowned with a dusting of icing sugar.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert, Entertaining
Cuisine French, Fusion
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sheets Puff pastry
  • 4 White peaches halved
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • Pinch Saffron
  • 1 Egg beaten with 2 tsp water (for egg wash)
  • 1 TBS Raw sugar for sprinkling
  • 1 TBS Icing sugar for dusting
  • Vanilla ice cream for serving

Instructions
 

Poaching the Peaches:

  • In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, vanilla bean paste, the lemon half, and saffron. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  • Add the white peach halves to the simmering liquid. Poach for about 8-10 minutes or until the peaches are tender.
  • Remove the peaches from the poaching liquid and set aside.
  • Keep the poaching liquid and reduce down by allowing it to simmer for a further 10 minutes, or until it slightly thickens into a syrup. Set aside.

Assembling:

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (392 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Cut the puff pastry sheets into even squares.
  • Place a halved peach in the center of each pastry square.
  • Using a knife, gently score a border around each peach on the pastry.
  • Brush the exposed surface of the peach with the prepared syrup from the poaching liquid.
  • Brush the scored border of the pastry with the egg wash.
  • Sprinkle raw sugar over the pastry.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.

Serving:

  • Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes.
  • Dust the pastries lightly with icing sugar.
  • Serve each White Peach Pastry with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of the gorgeous saffron and vanilla infused syrup.
Keyword peach dessert, peach pastry squares, puff pastry dessert, white peach pastry squares, white peach puff pastries

 

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