Fresh, sweet, juicy and delicious
.But sometimes you have too many and that means you have too many ripe peaches. What can you do with those overripe peaches? make some delicious freezer pops. We found a delicious recipe, courtesy of Southern Living Magazine.
3/4 cup whole buttermilk
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 tsp. salt
3 ripe peaches, peeled and diced (about 2 1/2 cups), divided
- Process buttermilk, honey, cream, salt and 1 1/2 cups of the peaches in a bender or food processor until completely smooth, about 1 minute.
- Finely chop remaining 1 cup peaches; stir into buttermilk mixture. Divide peach mixture among plastic frozen pop molds, leaving some room at top to allow for expansion. Cover with lids, and insert wood craft sticks Freeze until pops are completely firm and sticks are set, 6 to 8 hours. To remove pops, run outside of molds under hot water for a few seconds and remove lids.
Keep these sweet pops on hand this summer for a really cooling treat. This is a fantastic method to use up any overripe or less-than-perfect peaches even though firm ripe peaches are frequently best for delightful peach sweets like cobblers and cakes. Before adding the honey, taste the fruit; depending on how sweet the peaches are, you might need less honey. If you’ve got a ton of overripe peaches, you can try any of the recipes found here.