No-Fuss Peach Melba Dessert Recipe
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No-Fuss Peach Melba Dessert Recipe

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I like to put together this no-fuss dessert while the after-dinner coffee is perking.—Kathryn Awe, International Falls, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 individual round sponge cakes
  • 2 canned peach halves in syrup
  • 2 scoops vanilla or peach ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry jam, warmed
  • 2 teaspoons chopped nuts

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 237 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place cakes on dessert plates. Drain peaches, reserving 1 tablespoon syrup; spoon 1-1/2 teaspoons syrup over each cake.
  2. Place peach halves hollow sides up on cakes. Top with ice cream. Drizzle with jam and sprinkle with nuts. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Peach Melba Dessert in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p39

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Librachild User ID: 4284083 60484
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2009

"easy to put together on short notice and always have ingredients on hand. I keep sponge in my freezer for just such a time."

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