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Peach Melba Sundaes

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Peach Melba Sundaes
  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Escoffier, the famous 19th-century French chef, created this combination of ice cream with peaches and raspberry sauce to honor the opera star, Nellie Melba.

Ingredients

4
medium peaches, peeled, sliced*
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons almond-flavored liqueur or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1
(10-oz.) pkg. frozen red raspberries in light syrup, thawed
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon sugar
1
pint (2 cups) low-fat vanilla ice cream
2
tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Place peach slices in shallow dish. Add 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon of the liqueur or 1/4 teaspoon extract; toss to mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Place strainer over small saucepan.** Pour raspberries with syrup into strainer. Press with back of spoon through strainer to remove seeds; discard seeds.
  • 3 Stir in remaining liqueur or extract, cornstarch and 1 teaspoon sugar until well blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Cool 10 minutes or until slightly cooled.
  • 4 To serve, scoop ice cream into shallow dessert dishes. Top each with peach slices and raspberry sauce. Sprinkle with almonds.
Tips  

*To easily peel peaches, dip in boiling water for 30 seconds. **To prepare sauce in microwave, place strained raspberries in glass measuring cup. Stir in remaining liqueur or extract, cornstarch and 1 teaspoon sugar. Microwave on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring once or twice.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
35
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
(
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
)
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
63g
21%
(
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
,
Sugars
42g
)
Protein
8g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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