Peach Crumble with Vanilla Whipped Cream

by Megan on August 21, 2009

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Mom’s just know things.
Like the following:

  • Peaches ripen quicker if put in a brown paper bag. This is good to know when you buy peaches the day before making peach crumble so they’d be freshest, but they’re not super ripe yet.
  • If you’re making the sauce for on the ribs for dinner and you feel the need to thicken it with corn starch, you should take a measuring cup and remove some of the sauce and whisk in some cornstarch in the cup and not in the whole thing. This prevents clump-fest 2009.
  • Room temp butter is a mere 10 seconds away, microwave style.
  • Peach Crisp seems like it’d be known for having oatmeal in it.
  • Peach Crumble is a name that better represents this dessert.

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My parents are in town. They’re staying with me. So last night Jacob (the tall dark and handsome man in my life) made an elaborate feast, while I made this dessert!
My mom helped though. That’s her up there! Dolloping vanilla whipped cream like it’s her job!

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Peach Crumble
Recipe adapted from Southern Food

Ingredients:

  • 4 large fresh peaches, peeled, pitted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 cup softish butter
  • pinch of nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish, or a large pie pan. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Toss sliced, and pitted peaches with 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  3. Wisk together the flour, the remaining 1 cup of sugar, salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon into a medium bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over peaches in baking dish. Bake at 375° for 45 to 50 minutes, until topping is golden brown and peaches are tender. Serve peach crumble warm with vanilla whipped cream!

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Vanilla Whipped Cream
Recipe from Southern Food

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 t vanilla

Directions:

  1. Whip cream until almost stiff.
  2. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until cream holds peaks.
  3. Put a dollop onto each serving of peach crumble!

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You should make this tonight! It’s simple and if baked during dinner, you have a warm dessert just waiting for you when you’re ready!

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Lora August 21, 2009 at 9:43 am

That looks amazing! I’m going to make it when Jason gets home- he’ll love it!

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Megan (megabite) June 13, 2010 at 7:41 am

P.S. The night I ate this is my most full memory. But this dessert was so worth it!

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