Peach Basil Topping

Use on shortcake, biscuits, puff pastry, frozen yogurt or ice cream
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 4 cups sliced peeled peaches about 3 pounds
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup small basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  • Combine sliced peaches, sugar, basil and lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Let stand for one hour.
  • Refrigerate until serving.


Serving suggestions:
 top shortcake with peaches and dollop of plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
 use an ice cream or frozen yogurt topping
 top warm biscuits
 spoon between layers of puff pastry, top with yogurt, frozen yogurt or ice
Basil Notes:
 Strip the small leaves of Spicy Globe Basil from the stem and use without
 Roll leaves length wise and cut Lemon, Genovese, Cinnamon Basil into
small strips
Topping Recipe From: Peach Basil Shortcake, Cooking Light, August, 2012.
Karen L. Kennedy, HTR
Keyword basil, peaches
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