Fruit: Spiced Peaches with Walnuts

posted by Buny 07-25-103 11:45 PM

Spiced Peaches with Walnuts
Recipe By: Vegetarian Fast and Fancy
Serving Size: 8

8 peaches, peeled, pitted and halved
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 sprinkles each ground nutmeg and ground cloves
1/2 cup coarsely cut walnuts

Place peaches in one layer in a shallow baker, and pour orange juice over the top. Stir together sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; sprinkle evenly over the fruit.

Bake peaches in a 350F oven, basting every now and again, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle top with walnuts and bake another 10 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature. Is good topping for ice cream or pound cake. Serves 8.

To make Spiced Apples with Walnuts: Substitute 2 pounds apples, peeled, cored and sliced, for the peaches. Total baking time is 45 minutes. Sprinkle with walnuts after 35 minutes, and then bake 10 minutes longer.

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