Grilled Peaches with Honey Bourbon Cream

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If you’re looking for an easy camping dessert other than s’mores, then you’re going to love these grilled peaches! With only 4 ingredients, it’s surprising how decadent and delicious they are. Not to mention, it’ll only take you a few minutes to prepare!

grilled peaches with honey bourbon cream and a shot of bourbon
peaches, honey, mascarpone, bourbon ingredients on a table
sliced ripe peaches in summer

Ingredients

You only need 4 ingredients to make this camping dessert:

  • Peaches – The peaches are the star of this dessert! Peaches are in season between April and October. Use ripe peaches for the best flavor. We put the peaches over the grill to develop an even sweeter flavor. So good!
  • Honey – Honey is one of my favorite foods. For this recipe, I like to use raw local honey.
  • Bourbon – Technically, you can leave this out if you prefer, but the bourbon really adds a nice kick to this dessert.
  • Mascarpone Cheese – Mascarpone is a fresh Italian cheese. It’s wonderfully decadent and creamy. There is no substitute for this cheese. It takes this dessert to a whole new level!
grilling peaches over the campfire

How to Grill Peaches Over the Campfire

Prep:

Grilling fruit can be a little tricky, but luckily, peaches are one of the easiest fruits to start with.

This dessert is best made in the summer when peaches are in season and easy to find at grocery stores and farmer’s markets.

Wait until your peach is ripe and simply cut it in half and remove the pit.

peaches on the campfire grill

Grilling:

Start your campfire. When you’re grilling over the campfire, you’re not going to be able to set a specific temperature like you would on a propane grill.

Build a small fire and let it burn for about 15 minutes so you can start to get a hot bed of coals. If desired, you can brush your peaches with a little oil or butter to prevent them from sticking to the grill grate.

When it comes time to grill, place your peaches cut side down on the grill grate.

Grill the peaches for about 8-10 minutes over medium heat. The fire should be hot, but there should not be huge flames reaching your peaches. When the peaches are done, use a spatula to remove them from the grill.

cooking ripe peaches over the campfire

Grilled Peaches with Honey Bourbon Cream

If you’re looking for an easy camping dessert, then you’re going to love these grilled peaches with cream! With only 4 ingredients, you’ll have a decadent and delicious dessert in just a few minutes.
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Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe peaches
  • 4 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp bourbon
  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese

Instructions

  • Cut the peaches in half and remove the pit.
  • Grill the peaches cut side down over a small fire for about 10 minutes. You don’t want the heat to be too hot.
  • While the peaches are cooking, mix the honey, bourbon, and cheese in a small bowl.
  • Use a spatula to remove the peaches from the grill. Scoop a spoonful of the cheese mix on top of the peaches and serve immediately. Enjoy!
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    1. Wow, this looks delicious. Peaches will be ready here in Canada much later this summer, but this will be on my wish list.

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