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Easy Peach Melba Dessert

 Easy Peach Melba Dessert
THIS pretty dessert is an impressive end to any meal. Refreshing and light, it's just the right touch for every sweet tooth. I saw it pictured in a magazine many years ago and decided to try it. It's always been a hit at my house. -Edna Christiansen, Edmore, Michigan
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) peach halves in syrup
  • 2 individual round sponge cakes
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry or strawberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons chopped nuts, optional


  • Drain peaches, reserving syrup. Set aside two peaches and 1
  • tablespoon syrup (refrigerate remaining peaches and syrup for
  • another use).
  • Place each sponge cake on a plate; drizzle with reserved syrup. Top
  • with ice cream and a peach half.
  • In a small saucepan, heat jam until melted; drizzle over peaches. Top
  • with nuts if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.