Broiled Fruit Dessert

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
From Glendale, Wisconsin, Jim Gales shares this yummy dessert. Served with whipped cream, it’s a quick, guilt-free treat.


  • 1 medium peach
  • 1 medium fresh nectarine
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, optional


  1. Preheat broiler. Halve and pit the peach and nectarine. Line a shallow baking dish with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. Place fruit cut side down in prepared dish.
  2. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 3 minutes; turn fruit over and sprinkle with brown sugar. Broil until sugar is melted and bubbly, 2-3 minutes longer. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

Easy Sauerbraten Tips

What does sauerbraten mean?

In English, sauerbraten translates to "sour roast" or "pickled roast," referring to the vinegar-based marinade that tenderizes the meat.

What is the best cut of meat for sauerbraten?

Round, chuck or rump roasts are the best cuts of meat for sauerbraten. This easy sauerbraten recipe’s long marinade and cook time will tenderize even the toughest cuts of meat.

What is traditionally served with sauerbraten?

Potato dumplings, red cabbage and applesauce are popular German accompaniments when serving sauerbraten. You can also serve it with potato pancakes, followed by a German apple cake.

Can you make sauerbraten in a slow cooker?

Yes! Turn this dish into a hands-off weekday meal with this Slow-Cooker Sauerbraten recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving (calculated without whipped cream or ice cream): 80 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.