Peaches In Brandy

Serves 4 Ingredients Method

4 large ripe Peaches

Lemon juice

4 small bay leaves

8 tblsp of Brandy

Nick the skin at the stalk end of each peach, plunge into a bowl of boiling water for 45 seconds, then remove peaches with a draining spoon and slip off the skins. Pierce peaches at regular intervals with a fine skewer or cocktail stick and stand peaches upright in a shallow serving dish. Fix a bay leaf in the top of each peach and spoon over the brandy. Cover completely with cling film and leave ina cool place for 3⁄4 of an hour, spooning the brandy over the peaches a few times. Serve with pouring cream.