Super Simple Peach Syrup Recipe

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Simple Peach Syrup Recipe!

That’s right, this is simply a simple peach syrup recipe. Its velvety texture is lovely over fruit, angel food cake, or vanilla ice cream.

a picture of a quarter of a peach with the pit. Simple and beautiful

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Actually this would be great over many kinds of sweet treats.

It would also be an awesome accompaniment to a spice-rubbed pork recipe or grilled chicken pieces.

The sweet and the savory play so well together!

flow blue plate with angel food cake topped with peach syrup and peach slices on the side

Georgia Peaches

When you are in Georgia in July, (right in the middle of the peach season) you have to bring home peaches. The same place I got them last year was double the price. I need to find a new place to buy them 🙂 Next time I’m thinking the grocery stores or the farmer’s market would be a better option than a roadside stand.

peaches on a white plate topped with peach syrup, whipped cream and cinnamon

Last year, I made a peach crumble that was delicious. You can find the recipe HERE.

“A Georgia peach, a real Georgia peach, a backyard great-grandmother’s orchard peach, is as thickly furred as a sweater, and so fluent and sweet that once you bite through the flannel, it brings tears to your eyes.”

-Melissa Fay Greene

Creating an Easy Fresh Peach Sauce Recipe

Because I was sick all week, when I was able to cook I had some very ripe peaches on my hands. This recipe was a great way to use the peaches and create something that pared well with both dinner and dessert.

While pondering what I could make with these peaches, I took a bite out of one of these juicy peaches. It really is so different from the hard peaches we usually find in Illinois. 

Here is the super easy recipe that I created. It makes the best fresh fruit sauce with very simple ingredients.

Simple Peach Syrup Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert topping, peach sauce, peach syrup
Servings: 2 cups

Ingredients

Sauce Ingredients

  • 2 peaches, pitted and cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 2 tsp sugar I used truvia
  • dash of cinnamon

Instructions

  • Slice the peaches into quarters with a paring knife, discard the pit.
  • Put the sliced peaches into a food process or blender and process on high for about 2 minutes, scraping down with spatula as needed. Should be a liquid consistency.
  • Add the 1/2 cup orange juice to the liquid and process for a few more seconds.
  • Strain the peach mixture over a small saucepan with a fine strainer, using your spatula to help the juice move through the strainer. You should only be left with the skin of the peach.
    processed peaches in a strainer over a saucepan
  • Heat the peach sauce on medium-low heat. Add the sugar and cinnamon. Just went it's starting to bubble take it off the stove.
    simple peach syrup in a sauce pan with the sugar and the cinnamon
  • You can serve this over fruit, sponge cake, ice cream or what ever sounds yummy to you. This sauce can be used warm, room temperature or even cold.
  • Save left over in airtight container in refrigerator. Use within 2-3 days.

Notes

I just used a dash of cinnamon because I’m not a big fan, however I will admit it does add something special. You could also add nutmeg in addition or instead of the cinnamon.
I used Truvia instead of sugar to reduce the calories.
 
 

Favorite Summer Kitchen Finds

Tonight for Dinner

We are making a rubbed pork roast for dinner and I’m making a peach salsa with that. I will share that recipe soon.

blue bowl with peach salsa and a garnish of coriander seeds

Tomorrow for Breakfast

Tomorrow for breakfast, I’m going to stir some of the peach sauce into my plain yogurt and add some berries! Yum!

If you have very ripe peaches try using them to make this simple peach syrup recipe. My parfait this morning was delicious! Have a great week!

Peace,

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