MAPLE ROASTED PEACHES
Maple Roasted Peaches, healthy, flavourful, so easy to make and best part - has no refined sugar. Served with some greek yogurt it makes a fruity summery light dessert. Sprinkle granola and it becomes a delightful fun breakfast.
2 large peaches ripe ¼ cup maple syrup ½ tsp cinnamon powder ¼ tsp nutmeg powder ⅛ tsp clove powder 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp butter for greasing ⅛ tsp sea salt FOR SERVING: ½ cup Greek Yogurt 2 tbsp chopped nuts mixed
PREPARATION OF THE MAPLE SYRUP MIXTURE: Add maple syrup into a small bowl. Add the spices, salt and vanilla extract. Mix well. Grease a baking tray with the butter. Cut the peaches into halves. Remove the stones. Arrange in the baking tray with the cut side facing up. Brush the peaches with the maple syrup mixture. Add some into the cavities of the peaches. Bake the peaches for 25-30 minutes until they become soft and appear light golden in colour on the top. Remove from the oven. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Add some yogurt on the roasted peaches. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve immedaitely.
Replace the yogurt with cream cheese, cottage cheese or ice cream.
To serve as breakfast add some granola with yogurt, cream cheese or cottage cheese.
Use honey if you don't get maple syrup.
Use any nuts of your choice. Or sprinkle with some chocolate.
Replace the spices with cardamom and ginger powders. Tastes equally good.
Tastes good even when it is chilled.