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Bakeod Amaretti Nectarines With Amarett

Submitted by Dizey 16 August 2011

Perfect for summer entertaining, this dessert is simple and quick to prepare and can be cooked whilst you're enjoying your main course.

Serves 4



4 large nectarines, halved and stoned

50g unsalted butter

12 Amaretti biscuits, crushed

2 tbsp runny honey

Abou 2 tbsp Amaretto liqueur

Demerara sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan, but do not let it brown.
  3. Add the crushed amaretti biscuits, honey and a dash of Amaretto and mix together.
  4. Place the nectarine halves on a baking tray, flat side facing upwards.
  5. Put a heaped teaspoon of the mixture onto the flat side of each nectarine half .
  6. Sprinkle with demerara sugar and drizzle with more honey and Amaretto.
  7. Bake in the oven for 15-30 minutes until golden.
  8. Serve with Greek yoghurt, ice cream or crème fraiche.

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