Baked Amaretti Peaches with Ricotta & Bitter Chocolate

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

  • About

Fillings for baked peaches are legion, but this combination of soft, fresh cheese, bitter chocolate and almond biscuits is especially good. Apricots can be prepared in the same way.


  • 300 ml (½ pint, cups) dry white wine
  • 4 (5)


Preheat the oven to 220°C, 425°F, gas 7. Bring the wine, Amaretto liqueur, if using, sugar and vanilla to the boil in a pan and boil for 5 minutes to form a light syrup. Add the peaches and poach for 1 minute. Remove the peaches with a slotted spoon and drain well, then slip off their