4 Ways to Enjoy Peaches
A fresh sweet and juicy peach is a summer staple here in Liberty County. Whether you are visiting a local restaurant, having dinner with family and friends or at the farmer’s market you are likely to see a variety of peach desserts. We want to share with you some popular peach recipes that can be found here in Liberty County, then be sure to share them with your friends so they know what they are missing out on! If you are in need of some peaches for any of these recipes, be sure to check out Fleming Shortcut Fruit Stand.
Peach Ice Cream
Who doesn’t love ice cream?! The great thing about this recipe is it does not require an ice cream maker, just a food processor. We hope you enjoy!
- 15-20 fresh Georgia peaches
- 1 pint heavy whipping cream
- Sugar (optional)
- Wash and chop peaches into bite-sized pieces (leave skins on).
- Put the peaches in a gallon Ziploc bag and freeze overnight.
- Take half of the peaches & about 1 cup of heavy cream and put in food processor. Blend until smooth (you may have to add more heavy cream).
- Add the rest of the peaches and blend (you may have to add more heavy cream).
- Put the blended mix into a metal pan and freeze at least 1 hour.
- Serve your yummy summer treat & enjoy!
This is a quick and easy cobbler that you can throw together for just about any get together you are going to and it is sure to be well loved!
- 6-8 fresh Georgia peaches
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1 stick of butter
- Yellow cake mix
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Give your peaches a rough chop, leaving the skins on. The best thing about a cobbler, even if your peaches have gotten a little soft, that is just fine!
- Put the peaches in a bowl and add the 1/2 cup of sugar. This will help pull some of the juices out of the fruit for our quick cobbler.
- Melt a stick of butter in the microwave and mix with regular yellow cake mix.
- Pour peaches & sugar mix into a baking pan and crumbled the cake/butter mix on top.
You are going to want a few jars of this goodness! Jars of this peach butter also make for great summertime gifts. This will store in the fridge for up to 1 month.
- 8-10 large peaches
- 1 cup of sugar
- Lemon juice from 1 lemon
- 1/2 cup of water
- 1 pack of SureJell (optional)
- Break out the crockpot and wash your peaches.
- Peel your peaches and give them a rough chop.
- Toss the peaches into your crockpot along with your sugar, lemon juice and water. Set crockpot to low for 2.5 hours with the lid on.
- Use an immersion blender to blend the peaches in the pot. Leave in crockpot and offset the lid with a wooden spoon. Cook another 3-4 hours on low.
- Peach butter should be the consistency of apple butter. If not, add a pack of SureJell and follow directions on back.
- And just like that you’ve got yourself some delicious peach butter! Put your butter in jars & store in the fridge for up to 1 month. This makes for a great summertime hostess gift or a “just because” gift for your neighbor. Enjoy!
Boozy Peach Tea Popsicles
These are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. They are so refreshing after a long hot day in the Georgia sun.
- 2 cups of water
- 8 black tea bags
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 peaches, pitted (or frozen peach slices)
- Bourbon to taste
- Boil water in a pot then add tea bags. Allow to steep for 15 minutes.
- Pour into tea jug and mix in sugar, then add more water if needed.
- Add bourbon to taste.
- Chop up peaches and add to popsicle trays. Then pour your bourbon tea mixture, filling popsicle trays to top.
- Put in freezer for an hour or overnight and voila! You’ve got some delicious boozy peach tea popsicles perfect for a hot summer day on the water or on your porch.
These recipes are all perfect for showcasing summer peaches at their best. No matter which recipe you choose to make, we are sure it will be a hit. Also, be sure to check out our other yummy recipes shared on The Right Blend Blog.