Peach Melba Mille Feuille


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By Angela Redfern

Published 2010

  • About

Peach Melba is a famous dessert created by Georges Auguste Escoffier while he was chef at The Savoy, London. From that, we have taken the combination of raspberry and peaches to layer this mille feuille (literally, “a thousand leaves”). This dessert can’t be made in advance, it needs to be layered and enjoyed immediately.


  • 1 vanilla pod cut in half lengthways
  • 6 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced or 2 x 410 g canned sliced peach


Preheat oven to 200°C.

If using fresh peaches prepare the sugar syrup

Place a saucepan over a medium heat and combine the sugar and water with the vanilla pod. Bring to the boil and lower the heat to a si