• 4 peaches
  • 5 amaretti biscuits
  • 1 tblsp amaretto
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • butter for the baking tray


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6.
  • Halve the peaches and remove the stones. Scoop out some flesh with a melon baller and place into a bowl.
  • Place the biscuits in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.
  • Mix the biscuits, egg yolk and sugar with the flesh and amaretti.
  • Place the peaches on the greased baking tray. Spoon the amaretti mix into the peaches.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve with mascarpone or cream.


Catherine's tip: You can serve this with a sweet sauce made from 150ml (5fl.oz) orange juice, a dash of sherry and 4 tablespoons raspberry jam. Bring this to a simmer and allow to thicken slightly.