Poached Peaches with Pomegranate Syrup

Photo: Poached Peaches with Pomegranate Syrup
Pomegranate molasses can be found in the ethnic food section at Down to Earth.

4-8 Servings

Pomegranate Syrup

  • 2 cups water
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon pomegranate molasses
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Poached Peaches

  • 4 peaches, halved and pits removed
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  1. To cook Pomegrante Syrup: Place water, sugar, lemon zest, pomegranate molasses and vanilla in a medium saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium-high and stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Reduce heat to a low simmer and add peach halves. Cover with parchment paper and simmer 8-10 minutes or until peaches are cooked but still a little firm.
  4. Scoop peaches into a serving dish. Pour syrup over peaches and top with fresh raspberries.
  5. Serve warm or chilled. Top with fresh whipped cream before serving and enjoy!