Peaches Louis
Flaming Dessert

Good bourbon or vanilla vodka gives peaches an irresistible glow.


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3 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3 cups fresh or frozen sliced peaches or 2 (15-ounce) cans peaches, drained
1/2 cup bourbon or vanilla vodka
~ mint leaves cut in chiffonade (for garnish)
  1. In a medium, heavy-bottomed pan melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Whisk in the brown sugar. Cook the mixture for 5-6 minutes until it starts to caramelize.
  3. Stir in the peaches and cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the bourbon or vodka over the peaches and ignite with a long-stemmed match or lighter. Cook for another 2–3 minutes until the flames burn off.
  5. Serve over vanilla ice cream and/or crêpes. Garnish with mint.


Preparation Time: 
10 minutes; Cook Time: 12–15 minutes.