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Venetian Baked Peaches

The aroma of fruits in Venice is often as compelling as their lush taste. “The fragrance of ripe peaches is enhanced by baking them with a filling of amaretti,” Francesco says.

baked peaches

Baked Peaches

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 14 amaretti cookies
  • 2 tbsp (40 ml) amaretto liqueur
  • 3 tbsp (50 g) soft unsalted butter
  • 4 large ripe peaches
  • 1 2/3 cups (340 ml) dry white wine
  • Whipped cream or ice cream (optional)


  • Cut the peaches in half and remove the pits.
  • Mound a spoonful of the amaretto mixture in the center of each.
  • Place the peaches, cut side up, in a baking dish.
  • Pour wine into the dish, place the dish in the oven, and bake 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Allow to cool about 30 minutes, then serve while still warm with whipped cream or ice cream on the side.
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