Grilled Peaches and Cream


Grilled Peaches With Nutmeg Pastry Cream

Course Dessert
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4


  • 1/3 Cup Plus 2 tbl sugar, divided
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 4 Peaches, halved
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 2 Tbl All-purpose Flour
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 1/4 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1/8 Tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbl Butter
  • Whipped Cream Optional


  • Prepare grill for direct cooking. Combine 2 tbl sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle over peach halves. Grill peaches over medium-low heat just until tender and slightly golden brown. (Peaches should still be firm and hold shape). Set aside.
  • Combine egg yolks, remaining 1/3 cup sugar, flour and salt in medium bowl; stir until well blended.
  • Bring milk, vanilla and nutmeg to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisking constantly, slowly and add 1/4 cup hot milk mixture to egg yolk mixture.
  • Add egg yolk mixture to milk mixture in saucepan; cook, whisking constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and add butter; whisk until well blended.
  • Spoon sauce onto plates; arrange peach halves on top of sauce. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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