Southern Peach Toasts

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing Broil: 5 min.


12 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
These bruleed peach toasts are my creative homage to the beloved southern fresh peach cobbler. It is an upscale presentation with delicious peaches and very easy to prepare. —Mary Louise Lever, Rome, Georgia
Southern Peach Toasts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium ripe peaches, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons peach preserves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • Fresh mint leaves


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread cut sides of English muffins with mascarpone cheese. Drain peaches, reserving liquid. Arrange peaches over muffins; brush with some of the reserved liquid. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  2. Broil 3-4 in. from heat until caramelized and bubbly, 3-4 minutes. Garnish with mint.

Nutrition Facts

1 tart: 202 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.