Try something new for dessert this summer and make these Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone! Grilling peaches is so easy to do and their natural sweetness of the fruit pairs well with whipped mascarpone and fresh raspberry sauce.
Creating this Grilled Peach Dessert Recipe
I am so excited for summer produce. Especially peaches! I love biting into a sweet and juicy peach, but even more I enjoy desserts with peaches in them.
With a big box of peaches from Costco on hand last week, I decided that I wanted to make myself a little treat, this time trying something a bit different: grilling the peaches!
Have you ever grilled peaches before? I haven’t. I think the only fruit that I’ve ever grilled is grilled pineapple and I’m a big fan of that so after hearing a friend talk about grilling fruit recently, I knew that I wanted to give it a try for a dessert recipe.
What I Love About Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone
I love this recipe for mascarpone whip. I’ve used it with so many different fruits for a quick dessert. If you don’t have mascarpone, you can use cream cheese instead. I’ve done that too when in a pinch.
Summers seem to leave me short on time, but I still have cravings for dessert. This recipe for Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Whip and Fresh Raspberry Sauce is a great summer dessert recipe.
The raspberry sauce can be made a day or two in advance, the mascarpone can be made ahead the same day you plan to serve and the peaches just take a few minutes to prepare. It turned out to be the perfect dessert for the family with the bonus of lots of healthy fruit.
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Ingredients in this Grilled Peaches Recipe
Grilled peaches are an easy dessert that you can enjoy all summer long. Here’s what you’ll need to make this simple sweet treat:
- Fresh Peaches
- Fresh Raspberries
- Mascarpone Cheese
- Heavy Cream
- Vanilla Extract
For the complete ingredient list and detailed instructions, scroll to the bottom of this post for the FREE printable recipe card.
Mascarpone Cheese – if you can’t find mascarpone cheese, you can substitute cream cheese. Alternatively, you can serve this simple recipe for grilled peaches with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or regular whipped cream.
Raspberries – fresh or frozen raspberries will work in this recipe. You’ll need to thaw frozen raspberries first, however. You can also try using blackberries in their place or making strawberry sauce instead.
How to Make Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone
First, you’ll make the mascarpone whip by combining the ingredients and beating them with an electric mixer. Next, you’ll make the raspberry sauce by pureeing the raspberries with water and sugar. After they’re pureed, you’ll strain and discard the seeds.
After that, you’ll prep the peaches for grilling. Cut them in half, then remove and discard the pit. Cut peach halves into slices.
Then, place the cut sides of the peaches on the grill grates of a heated grill. Cook each slice for a few minutes per side, or until you get some nice grill marks.
The above is simply a quick summary of this recipe. Check out the full recipe in the free printable recipe card at the bottom of this post for all the detailed instructions.
How to Serve Grilled Peaches
To serve this grilled peach dessert, place the warm peaches in a small bowl with a dollop of the whipped mascarpone mixture and a drizzle of fresh raspberry sauce. For best results, enjoy immediately.
Tips for Grilling Peaches
Choosing the best peaches – look for fragrant and slightly firm peaches. They should not be overly rip as they will become too soft when grilled. Before cooking they should have a slight give when squeezed with gentle pressure.
Using an indoor grill – If you don’t have an outdoor grill (gas grill or charcoal grill), you can still make this recipe! You can grill the peaches using an electric countertop grill or panini maker, or using a grill pan over the stove.
Make Ahead Ideas
Do you like to plan ahead when it comes to entertaining and summer BBQs? This recipe for grilled peaches with mascarpone is already incredibly simple to prepare, but you can do a few things in advance. Here’s what I suggest:
- The mascarpone whip can be made a day or two in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
- The fresh raspberry sauce can also be prepared a day or two in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Just bring it to room temperature before serving the grilled peaches.
- You can cut peaches earlier in the day. After you remove the pit of the peach, cut each peach half into thirds. Store the cut peaches in the fridge until you’re ready to grill them.
Try these Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone!
Next time you’re looking for a delicious summer dessert, give these grilled peaches a try! Did you think it was the perfect summer dessert? Leave a comment below and give it a review for others to see what you thought of this recipe.
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More Delicious Peach Recipes
Want more summer desserts to make with peaches? Here are some of my favorite delicious dessert recipes to make during peach season.
Can’t decide between a berry cobbler and a peach cobbler? Make this Peach and Mixed Berry Cobbler. It is topped with homemade sour cream biscuits and baked in a cast iron pan. This is the ultimate end of summer dessert!
This Peach Cake is the perfect summertime dessert if those warm months have you craving fresh, juicy, ripe peaches.
Roasted Peach Crostini with Brown Sugar and Ginger is a great way to use up those riper peaches. This recipe makes a delicious dessert-like appetizer.
If you like making mini versions of desserts, these Peach, Raspberry, Blueberry Cobblers are perfect for you! Individual peach berry cobblers bake in small serving dishes with cinnamon sugar biscuits on top. Yummy and cute!
Don’t see what you’re looking for here? You can always head over to check out the recipe index to look for more recipes.
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- 6 large peaches, ripe but firm
- 12 ounces fresh raspberries (frozen also works)
- 3 tablespoons water
- 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
- 8oz mascarpone cheese
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup sugar, or to taste
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the grilled peaches:
- Cut peaches in half, starting at the top where the stem is. Twist the halves to remove from the pit. Discard the pit. Cut each half into thirds or fourths.
- Heat the grill to medium heat. Place peaches cut side down on the grill grates. Grill for 3-5 minutes per side, or until peaches are tender and have grill marks.
For the fresh raspberry sauce:
- Puree the raspberries, water, and sugar in a food processor until smooth. Then, strain through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the seeds. Press the solids against the strainer to get as much of the sauce as possible. This can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 2 days.
For the mascarpone whip:
- In a medium bowl, combine the mascarpone, heavy cream, vanilla, and remaining 1/4 cup of sugar. Beat the mascarpone mixture with an electric mixer until medium-firm peaks form. This can be made ahead and refrigerated for a few hours.
- Serve warm, grilled peaches with a dollop of mascarpone whip and drizzle with fresh raspberry sauce.
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Tip: If it's too hot to stand over the grill, try "grilling" the peaches using a panini press or cooking them stove-top using a grill pan.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 410Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 173mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 6gSugar: 31gProtein: 5g
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