Recipe: Classic Peaches and Cream by Sonali’s Cupcakes
Before we get to the recipe of delicious classic peaches and cream, let us establish that only pure passion can lead one to a sweet path of happiness. And home-baker Sonali’s passion for food and all things sweet led her to start Sonali’s Cupcakes, a brand that focuses on fresh, homely and real desserts. Her moist cupcakes are already famous in Bandra, while she keeps inventing and experimenting with them every now and then. She also bakes soft brownies and addictive chocolate chip cookies on order. Give Sonali a theme, and she will customize your desserts in the most creative manner. It will cost you Rs. 400 and above for a dozen cupcakes.
Since it’s the season of fresh juicy peaches, we got Sonali to put on her dessert-making hat and give us a recipe that combines the freshness of the fruit with the richness of cream.
Recipe: Classic Peaches and Cream
For the Stewed Peaches
5-6 medium sized peaches
375-400 gms of sugar
1 cup of water
1 stick of cinnamon
For the Cream
100 ml of fresh cream
1 tsp vanilla essence
1. Boil water (1.5 lts) in a deep pan. Immerse peaches in and boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Blanche peaches (i.e remove the skin and keep aside halved or sliced).
2. In another pan boil together the sugar and water with the cinnamon for 5 mins to make a delicious simple syrup.
3. Add the blanched peaches and further boil for about 3 to 5 mins.
For the whipped cream:
Beat the cream and vanilla essence with a hand beater, till soft peaks form taking care not to overbeat.
Finally, cool, chill and serve with whipped cream.
For a bit of a twist, you can add a little peach schnapps into every serving!
You can order a box of your favourite desserts from Sonali’s Cupcakes by calling her on 9820781209 or sending her an email on firstname.lastname@example.org anytime between 9 am and 9 pm. Currently, home delivery is not provided but you can pick up your order from her kitchen in Bandra.