Peaches with Champagne Sauce

Peaches with Champagne Sauce
Recipe type: Dessert
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  • 3 cup Water
  • 1½ cup Sugar (Divided)
  • 2 Tbl Lemon Zest
  • 3 Large Peaches (Peeled, Halved, & Pitted)
  • 1 Tbl Vanilla
  • 6 Egg Yolks
  • ½-1 cup Champagne
  • ½ cup Creme Fraiche
  • 1 quart Pistachio or Praline Ice Cream (OR Choice Flavor)
  1. In large pot boil water, 1 cup sugar, and lemon zest 5 minutes. Reduce heat. Add peaches. Simmer 10 minutes until tender and glazed. Remove pot from heat. Add vanilla. Cool. Drain.
  2. In double boiler beat egg yolks and remaining ½ cup sugar over hot water until mixture ribbons. Add champagne gradually, beating until thick. Fold in creme fraiche.
  3. On individual dessert plates arrange peach half and scoop of ice cream side by side. Top peach with champagne sauce, adding more to plate.

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