Caramelized Peaches with Coconut Recipe

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Top the peaches with a scoop of ice cream.
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Slice bite-size pierces of peaches for the dessert.
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“10 Minute Desserts” is filled with easy desserts for any occasion.
10 minutes DURATION
4 servings SERVINGS


  • 30 g (1 oz/2 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 peaches, stoned and cut into wedges
  • 1 x 400 ml (13 fl oz) tin coconut milk, chilled overnight upside down
  • 4 shortbread biscuits (cookies), lightly crushed


    • Melt the butter and sugar in a frying pan (skillet) until the sugar dissolves.
    • Add the peaches and cook, shaking the pan occasionally, until the peaches start to caramelise.
    • Remove from the heat.
    • Open the tin of coconut milk, discard the water and whisk the thick coconut cream to medium-stiff peaks.
    • Serve with peaches and shortbread crumbs.

    Recipe excerpted with permission from 10 Minute Desserts by Anna Helm-Baxter, published by Hardie Grant Books September 2018, RRP $19.99 Paperback.

    In 10 Minute Desserts (Hardie Grant Books, 2018) by Anna Helm-Baxter, readers will find simple recipes to make for any occasion in just under 10 minutes. Find easy desserts that can be made in a hurry if in a pinch. Recipes include wide variety of baked goods, fruit dishes, and sweet treats. This excerpt is located in chapter 3, “Fruit”.

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